[ uhb-jek-tiv-lee ]
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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

Origin of objectively

First recorded in 1590–1600, for an earlier sense; objective + -ly

Other words from objectively

  • qua·si-ob·jec·tive·ly, adverb
  • sem·i·ob·jec·tive·ly, adverb
  • un·ob·jec·tive·ly, adverb

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