objectivity

[ ob-jik-tiv-i-tee, -jek- ]
/ ˌɒb dʒɪkˈtɪv ɪ ti, -dʒɛk- /

noun

the state or quality of being objective: He tries to maintain objectivity in his judgment.
intentness on objects external to the mind.
external reality.

Origin of objectivity

First recorded in 1795–1805; objective + -ity
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Word Origin and History for objectivity

objectivity


n.

1803, from Medieval Latin objectivus, from Latin objectus (see object (n.)) + -ity.

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