in a way that is not influenced by personal feelings or prejudices: An outsider can consider the dispute more objectively than people who are directly involved.
in a way that can be known, measured, or proven: A new method is being developed to objectively analyze how climate change is affecting ocean surface temperatures.
- qua·si-ob·jec·tive·ly, adverb
- sem·i·ob·jec·tive·ly, adverb
- un·ob·jec·tive·ly, adverb
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How to use objectively in a sentence
Author Alice George also has the chance to analyze more objectively than Glenn’s own comprehensive 1999 memoir.
This is because the moves of professional chess players in games, going back over a century, are recorded, and so researchers can objectively analyze the quality of players’ moves over their career, inferring cognitive rise and decline.Scientists Analyzed 24,000 Chess Matches to Understand Cognition - Facts So Romantic | Brian Gallagher | November 20, 2020 | Nautilus
Some of these sounds are objectively damaging to our health.
The Pro Max may be objectively “better” when it comes to maintaining detail and combatting noise in low-light, but that could come at the cost of some number of missed shots.Planning to buy an iPhone 12 Pro Max? You may want to brush up on your photography skills. | Stan Horaczek | October 14, 2020 | Popular-Science
“I never felt subjectively, and no one ever told me objectively, that my probation was limiting the cases to which I was being appointed,” Winger said.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Its Poorest Residents | by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor, with data analysis by Agnel Philip | October 6, 2020 | ProPublica
objectively, they are not just riding with the tide, but helping to guide its very direction.
“I always felt I had covered the story objectively and that both sides were wrong,” he told The Daily Beast.Outed Madeleine McCann Troll Kills Herself. But Millions Live On Online. | Barbie Latza Nadeau | October 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This inclination, which is objectively disordered, constitutes for most of them a trial.Catholic University’s Harvey Milk Ban Reflects A Church In Transition | Jay Michaelson | October 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Whatever they subjectively believe, however, their agenda objectively disadvantages gays, immigrants, women, and people of color.
And never have I met a group of people as doggedly convinced that their opinion is “objectively” correct as gamers.It's Dangerous to Go Alone: Why Are Gamers So Angry? | Arthur Chu | August 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He sees things, does the engineer; sees objectively; follows nature throughout.Opportunities in Engineering | Charles M. Horton
But there is another sense of the word possible; the sense in which an event is objectively undetermined.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
Believers contend that they really exist objectively and excuse the neglect on account of preoccupation.Communism and Christianism | William Montgomery Brown
On the other hand, the universal has no real existence outside of the mind, for the objectively real is the particular thing.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy | Isaac Husik
It becomes serious, objectively, because so many people arc asking for it.The Head Hunters of Northern Luzon From Ifugao to Kalinga | Cornelis De Witt Willcox