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noun as in liberal arts

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The doctors promise that the initiative will “disarm the boundaries between psychiatry, humanities, and hip-hop culture.”

His partner in business, David Packard, similarly gave $1.65 billion to his Packard Humanities Institute the year before.

Only eight percent of American college students now major in the humanities.

No one studies the humanities or fine arts for their practical value.

Higher education suffers from a breakdown of the humanities.

A commanding brow, thoughtful eyes, and a mouth that seemed to respond to all humanities.

The humanities became the fashion, just as science became the fashion in the nineteenth century.

For a considerable period, therefore, the humanities had to be pursued in institutions apart from the universities.

He was affected below all the surface that worldly thoughts and habits had laid, stratum by stratum, over the humanities within.

Education in pursuing the so-called “humanities” has been holding up to view a hypothetical man in a hypothetical environment.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to humanities, such as: arts, belles-lettres, languages, letters, philosophy, and humanistic discipline.

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