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subjectivity

[suhb-jek-tiv-i-tee]
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noun, plural sub·jec·tiv·i·ties for 2.
  1. the state or quality of being subjective; subjectiveness.
  2. a subjective thought or idea.
  3. intentness on internal thoughts.
  4. internal reality.
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Origin of subjectivity

1805–15; subjective + -ity; as a philosophical term < French subjectivité
Related formsnon·sub·jec·tiv·i·ty, noun
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Historical Examples

  • Men have no time for subjectivities—except poets, psychological fictionists, and the like, who do not seem to me men at all.

    Ancestors

    Gertrude Atherton


Word Origin and History for subjectivities

subjectivity

n.

1812, from subjective + -ity.

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