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[suhb-jek-tiv-i-tee] /ˌsʌb dʒɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti/
noun, plural subjectivities for 2.
the state or quality of being subjective; subjectiveness.
a subjective thought or idea.
intentness on internal thoughts.
internal reality.
Origin of subjectivity
1805-15; subjective + -ity; as a philosophical term < French subjectivité
Related forms
nonsubjectivity, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • No one saw that this objective was really a subjective, and involved the subjectivity of all knowledge.

    Timaeus Plato
  • Everything he sees is refracted in the waters of his subjectivity, from which he cannot escape.

  • This was better than deciding between objectivity and subjectivity.

    The Longest Journey E. M. Forster
  • This subjectivity is intensified by the complete adoption of the ego-narrative.

    Essays on the Greek Romances Elizabeth Hazelton Haight
  • In his criticism of Renan, Mazzini attacks any theory of the subjectivity of the Divine.

    The Life of Mazzini Bolton King
Word Origin and History for subjectivity

1812, from subjective + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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