Weltanschauung

[ velt-ahn-shou-oo ng ]
/ ˈvɛltˌɑnˌʃaʊ ʊŋ /

noun German.

a comprehensive conception or image of the universe and of humanity's relation to it.

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Origin of Weltanschauung

literally, world-view
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British Dictionary definitions for weltanschauung

Weltanschauung
/ German (ˈvɛltanʃauʊŋ) /

noun

a comprehensive view or personal philosophy of human life and the universe

Word Origin for Weltanschauung

from Welt world + Anschauung view
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