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Subjectivity meaning in English

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1. subjectiveness, subjectivity

judgment based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions rather than external facts

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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belonging to, proceeding from, or relating to the mind of the thinking subject and not the nature of the object being considered
of, relating to, or emanating from a person's emotions, prejudices, etc
subjective views
relating to the inherent nature of a person or thing; essential
existing only as perceived and not as a thing in itself
5. medicine
(of a symptom, condition, etc) experienced only by the patient and incapable of being recognized or studied by anyone else
6. grammar
denoting a case of nouns and pronouns, esp in languages having only two cases, that identifies the subject of a finite verb and (in formal use in English) is selected for predicate complements, as in It is I
See also nominative (sense 1)
7. grammar
the subjective case
a subjective word or speech element

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see synonyms of subjectivity
of, affected by, or produced by the mind or a particular state of mind; of or resulting from the feelings or temperament of the subject, or person thinking; not objective; personal
a subjective judgment
determined by and emphasizing the ideas, thoughts, feelings, etc. of the artist or writer, not just rigidly transcribing or reflecting reality
3.  Grammar
4.  Philosophy
of or having to do with the perception or conception of a thing by the mind as opposed to its reality independent of the mind
5.  Medicine
designating or of a symptom or condition perceptible only to the patient
6.  Psychology
existing or originating within the observer's mind or sense organs and, hence, incapable of being checked externally or verified by other persons

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see synonyms of subjectivity
a. Dependent on or taking place in a person's mind rather than the external world: "The sensation of pain is a highly subjective experience that varies by culture as well as by individual temperament and situation" (John Hoberman).
b. Based on a given person's experience, understanding, and feelings; personal or individual: admitted he was making a highly subjective judgment.
2. Psychology Not caused by external stimuli.
3. Medicine Of, relating to, or designating a symptom or complaint perceived by a patient.
4. Expressing or bringing into prominence the individuality of the artist or author.
5. Grammar Relating to or being the nominative case.
6. Relating to the real nature of something; essential.

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