or world view
[ wurld-vyoo ]
/ ˈwɜrldˌvyu /
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a comprehensive conception or philosophy of the universe and of humanity's relation to it: By examining certain foundational elements, we can unpack the concepts that dictate each individual’s worldview.
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Origin of worldview
First recorded in 1845–50; translation of German Weltanschauung
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How to use worldview in a sentence
But I also believe that having too much of the same worldview is rarely a good thing.Are College Educated Police Safer?|Keli Goff|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Garfield specials are also unique for their deadpan delivery and oftentimes bleak worldview.Garfield Television: The Cat Who Saved Primetime Cartoons|Rich Goldstein|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It captured a worldview and fate that I hope the people from the poorer parts of the state can one day escape.The State Where the Right Won the Culture War|Michael Tomasky|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The “passive” comments of Senator Feinstein reflect not just a specific response to ISIS but a larger worldview.Does Obama Remember He's President?|Stuart Stevens|September 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the contrary, he spends big chunks of his book praising football for its role in shaping his worldview and his work habits.Has Football Jumped the Shark?|Kevin Canfield|September 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Social institutions and mores were adapted to reflect the preferences, inclinations, values, goals and worldview of the new elite.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin
British Dictionary definitions for worldview
another word for Weltanschauung
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