subjectivity


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sub·jec·tive

 (səb-jĕk′tĭv)
adj.
1.
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.

sub·jec′tive·ly adv.
sub·jec′tive·ness, sub′jec·tiv′i·ty (sŭb′jĕk-tĭv′ĭ-tē) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subjectivity - judgment based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions rather than external facts
sound judgement, sound judgment, perspicacity, judgement, judgment - the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
Translations
subjektiivisuus

subjectivity

[ˌsʌbdʒekˈtɪvɪtɪ] Nsubjetividad f

subjectivity

[ˌsʌbdʒɛkˈtɪvəti] nsubjectivité fsubject matter n [book, lecture, film, painting] → sujet m

subjectivity

References in classic literature ?
The metaphysician reasons deductively out of his own subjectivity.
Subjectivity may be a falsifying influence, but it may also be an important virtue, adding intimacy, charm, or force.
Thus what may be called subjectivity in the point of view is not a distinctive peculiarity of mind: it is present just as much in the photographic plate.
Tulliver had undertaken to act persuasively, and had failed; a fact which may receive some illustration from the remark of a great philosopher, that fly-fishers fail in preparing their bait so as to make it alluring in the right quarter, for want of a due acquaintance with the subjectivity of fishes.
Indeed subjectivity is a price that during it formal control changes into informal and private control.
The language of self; strategies of subjectivity in the novels of Don DeLillo.
In these terms, the crisis of the subject so remarked by contemporary philosophy would not be understood as marking a theoretical stasis or as closing down questioning; rather, the question of subjectivity ("who?
Subjectivity after Wittgenstein: The Post-Cartesian Subject and the 'Death of Man'.
In fact, the maroon consciousness of McKay's men produces new insights on the issues of cosmopolitanism, race, nation, and migration in terms of how these affect black male subjectivity but more so how black male subjectivities work upon these concepts to expand their definitions and produce particular kinds of diasporan masculinity.
Although the focus remains consistent across the book, the way the authors address childhood subjectivity varies widely.
In the Caribbean, African roots, European colonialism, and American New World presences combine and interact, constituting a complex, postcolonial, diasporic subjectivity.
The result is a greater reliance on the supervisor's judgment - in other words, subjectivity.