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Weltanschauung

[ velt-ahn-shou-oong ]
/ ˈvɛltˌɑnˌʃaʊ ʊŋ /
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noun German.
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Origin of Weltanschauung

First recorded in 1865–70; Welt “world” + Anschauung “view, conception, perception”; cf. Anschauung; see also world
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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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