subjectivity

[ suhb-jek-tiv-i-tee ]
/ ˌsʌb dʒɛkˈtɪv ɪ ti /

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.

Nearby words

  1. subjective sensation,
  2. subjective spirit,
  3. subjective symptom,
  4. subjectively,
  5. subjectivism,
  6. subjoin,
  7. subjoinder,
  8. subjugable,
  9. subjugate,
  10. subjugation

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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Word Origin and History for subjectivity

subjectivity

n.

1812, from subjective + -ity.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper