Definition: having what are considered the best qualities of humankind; merciful; considerate; sympathetic; compassionate; benevolent

• Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear. — Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872–1970) British polymath [four disciplines]
• Eliminate irrelevant and inaccurate communications about what it means to be male or female, black or white, young or old, rich or poor, disabled or temporarily able-bodied, or to hold a particular belief system. — Rosalie Maggio (1943) The Non-Sexist Word Finder {1988}