Origin of subjective
Examples from the Web for subjective
The whole goal is to create an effective experience of fear, which is subjective.Sex, Blood, and Screaming: Blackout’s Dark Frights|Tim Teeman|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unless you can find good criticism, which is hard to do, because you get too subjective.Al Pacino Does What He Wants to Do: 'The Humbling,' Scorsese, and That 'Scarface' Remake|Alex Suskind|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The subjective and unverifiable nature of pain is one of the most challenging aspects of managing it.
These results, of course, are subjective and totally unscientific.
“The subject area in question is subjective and ambiguous,” he wrote.Fired From Los Alamos for Pushing Obama's Nuclear Agenda|Center for Public Integrity|July 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Hence the former have been called objective, the latter, subjective laws.
It is the subjective view as opposed to the objective views of the critics.Complete Prose Works|Walt Whitman
This is the subjective side of it, the unconscious, instinctive, mystical motive so often observed.The Psychology of Nations|G.E. Partridge
Subjective auditory sensations appear to be much less frequent causes of dream-illusions than corresponding visual sensations.Illusions|James Sully
Moral activity is usually accompanied by a subjective feeling of enjoyment.A Critical History of Greek Philosophy|W. T. Stace
British Dictionary definitions for subjective
- the subjective case
- a subjective word or speech element
Word Origin and History for subjective
mid-15c., "pertaining to a political subject" (now obsolete), from Late Latin subjectivus, from subjectus (see subject (n.)). Meaning "existing in the mind" (mind="the thinking subject") is from 1707; thus, "personal idiosyncratic" (1767). Related: Subjectively.