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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

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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.
Subjectivity may be a falsifying influence, but it may also be an important virtue, adding intimacy, charm, or force.
The metaphysician reasons deductively out of his own subjectivity.
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.
Against this background, the present article is based on the radical idea that subjectivity is open to scientific understanding in the same fundamental manner in which we understand any other aspect of the natural world.
Afffect, Emotion, and Subjectivity in Early Modern Muslim Empires: New Studies in Ottoman, Safavid, and Mughal Art and Culture
By engaging in collective play, children undergo the process of internalization of rules and externalization of the imagination which form their subjectivity with theco-evolving pleasurable experience.
As Lumsden rightly notes, the question of subjectivity is bound to be at the center of any encounter between Hegel and the poststructuralists, since poststructuralist thinkers typically hold that Hegel represents the apotheosis of modern philosophy, and that a pernicious "metaphysics of subjectivity" lies at the heart of what is problematic about modern philosophy.
This paper represents an additional phase in our research concerning subjectivity and word order in Brazilian Portuguese (1) (BP).
Indeed subjectivity is a price that during it formal control changes into informal and private control.
We begin this Introduction with a series of questions that encapsulate the themes of power, subjectivity and resistance as addressed by the three articles featured in this issue.