The aspect of a story in the media that interests people because it describes the experiences or emotions of individuals: the conflict was not lacking in human interest [as modifier]: dry and distant matters are often treated from a human-interest angle
More example sentences
- Giving the story local flavor and human interest are the experiences of local landowners and plant employees.
- You always bring us great stories of interesting characters and human interest stories.
- The human interest story can evoke compassion.
For editors and proofreaders
Syllabification: hu·man in·ter·est
Definition of human interest in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.