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stand·point

 (stănd′point′)
n.
A position from which things are considered or judged; a point of view.

[Translation of German Standpunkt.]

standpoint

(ˈstændˌpɔɪnt)
n
a physical or mental position from which things are viewed

stand•point

(ˈstændˌpɔɪnt)

n.
1. the mental attitude from which a person views and judges things.
2. the point or place at which a person stands to view something.
[1820–30; modeled on German Standpunkt]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.standpoint - a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
stance, posture, position - a rationalized mental attitude
cityscape - a viewpoint toward a city or other heavily populated area; "the dominant character of the cityscape is it poverty"
landscape - an extensive mental viewpoint; "the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; "we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity"
slant, angle - a biased way of looking at or presenting something
complexion - a point of view or general attitude or inclination; "he altered the complexion of his times"; "a liberal political complexion"

standpoint

noun point of view, position, angle, viewpoint, stance, vantage point From my standpoint, you know, this thing is just ridiculous.

standpoint

noun
The position from which something is observed or considered:
Translations
وُجْهَة نَظَروِجْهَةُ نَظَر
stanovisko
standpunktsynspunkt
näkökanta
stajalište
sjónarhóll
見地
관점
viedoklis
stališče
åsikt
ทัศนคติ
quan điểm

standpoint

[ˈstændpɔɪnt] Npunto m de vista
from the standpoint ofdesde el punto de vista de ...

standpoint

[ˈstændpɔɪnt] npoint m de vue

standpoint

[ˈstændˌpɔɪnt] npunto di vista

standpoint

(ˈstӕndpoint) noun
a point of view. From my standpoint, 3.00 p.m. would be a suitable time.

standpoint

وِجْهَةُ نَظَر stanovisko standpunkt Standpunkt άποψη punto de vista näkökanta point de vue stajalište punto di vista 見地 관점 standpunt standpunkt punkt widzenia ponto de vista точка зрения åsikt ทัศนคติ bakış noktası quan điểm 立场
References in classic literature ?
He did not purposely say things to please her, but whatever he was saying he regarded from her standpoint.
I saw myself, too, from the dramatic standpoint, and I was pleased with my role of the trusted friend bringing back the errant husband to his forgiving wife.
He found himself thinking of all the other things in life from a changed standpoint. His sense of proportions was altered, his financial triumphs were no longer omnipotent.
It bothered him, from the pain standpoint, scarcely at all, and it never entered his kinky head that his master did not know about it.
But for Alexey Alexandrovitch it was a necessity to think in that way; it was such a necessity for him in his humiliation to have some elevated standpoint, however imaginary, from which, looked down upon by all, he could look down on others, that he clung, as to his one salvation, to his delusion of salvation.
The blacks were not outraged from the standpoint of cleanliness; they often took baths in the cauldrons themselves.
I faced the problem from a new standpoint. Now, at 4 o'clock, Dorcas overheard her mistress saying angrily: 'You need not think that any fear of publicity, or scandal between husband and wife will deter me." I conjectured, and conjectured rightly, that these words were addressed, not to her husband, but to Mr.
Before considering modern theories, let us look first at consciousness from the standpoint of conventional psychology, since this embodies views which naturally occur when we begin to reflect upon the subject.
To be fearlessly outspoken in her opinions came easily to her, since she judged solely from the standpoint of her social position.
It's the worst vice I've got--from my standpoint, anyway, because it's the one he can most easily find out, through the impatience of my creditors.
It was vastly popular with the audience, who enjoyed the rather cheap jokes and allusions with which it coruscated; but judged from a purely literary standpoint, it left much to be desired.
He was a student of Kant and judged everything from the standpoint of pure reason.