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HUMANUS
L. human being
humane
adj. having the worthy qualities of human beings, such as kindness or compassion
humanism
n. a philosophy in which interests and values of human beings are of primary importance
humanities
n. branches of knowledge concerned with human beings and their culture: philosophy, literature, and the fine arts, as distinguished from the sciences
anthropology
n. the scientific study of the origins, cultural development and customs of human beings.
misanthrope
n. a person who hates all people
ANTHROPOS
G. human being, man
HOMO, HOMINIS
L. man
homicide
n. the killing of one person by another; a person who kills another
VIR
L. man
virile
adj. having certain characteristics popularly associate with men, especially physical strength, procreative power, vitality, and assertiveness
GYNE
G. woman
gynecology
n. the branch of medicine dealing with disease of the reproductive system in women
FEMINA
L. woman
feminism
n. the belief that women should possess the same political and economic rights as men
feminist
n. a supporter of women's claims to the same rights and treatment as men
AUTOS
G. self
automaton
n. a person who behaves in a mechanical, routine manner; a robot
autopsy
n. the examination of a corpse to determine the cause of death
EGO
L. I
egoism
n. conceit; valuing everything according to one's personal interest; excessive confidence in the rightness of one's own opinion. (In ethics, egoism is the belief in self-love as a proper motive for human conduct; in psychology, ego means "the self," the part of the mind concerned with the outside world.)

Egotism (different word) can mean boastfulness and or selfishness