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subjective

[ suhb-jek-tiv ]
/ səbˈdʒɛk tɪv /
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adjective

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Origin of subjective

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English: “submissive to a ruler,” from Latin subjectīvus; see subject, -ive

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British Dictionary definitions for subjective

subjective
/ (səbˈdʒɛktɪv) /

adjective

noun

grammar
  1. the subjective case
  2. a subjective word or speech element
Abbreviation: subj

Derived forms of subjective

subjectively, adverbsubjectivity or subjectiveness, noun
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Medical definitions for subjective

subjective
[ səb-jĕktĭv ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or designating a symptom or condition perceived by the patient and not by the examiner.
Existing only in the mind; illusory.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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