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subjectivity

[ suhb-jek-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌsʌb dʒɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti /
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noun, plural sub·jec·tiv·i·ties for 2.

the state or quality of being subjective; subjectiveness.
a subjective thought or idea.
intentness on internal thoughts.
internal reality.

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Origin of subjectivity

1805–15; subjective + -ity; as a philosophical term <French subjectivité

OTHER WORDS FROM subjectivity

non·sub·jec·tiv·i·ty, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for subjectivity

  • 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
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