What does objectivity mean?

Definitions for objectivityˌɒb dʒɪkˈtɪv ɪ ti, -dʒɛk-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. objectivity, objectiveness(noun)

    judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices

Wiktionary

  1. objectivity(Noun)

    The state of being objective, just, unbiased and not influenced by emotions or personal prejudices

  2. objectivity(Noun)

    The world as it really is; reality

  3. objectivity(Noun)

    That which one understands, often, as intellectually, of all and everything, of what is sensed as felt, thereof

  4. objectivity(Noun)

    That which is perceived to be true to understanding

  5. objectivity(Noun)

    The object of understanding

Webster Dictionary

  1. Objectivity(noun)

    the state, quality, or relation of being objective; character of the object or of the objective

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. objectivit.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of objectivity in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of objectivity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The FDA:

    It increases the quality and objectivity of the analysis of estimated benefits.

  2. Stephen Jay Gould:

    ... objectivity resides in recognizing your preferences and then subjecting them to especially harsh scrutiny...

  3. Gore Vidal:

    The corporate grip on opinion in the United States is one of the wonders of the Western World. No First World country has ever managed to eliminate so entirely from its media all objectivity -- much less dissent.

  4. Paul Tillich, From a lecture:

    The question our century puts before us is: is it possible to regain the lost dimension, the encounter with the Holy, the dimension which cuts through the world of subjectivity and objectivity and goes down to that which is not world but is the Mystery of the Ground of Being.

  5. Martin Luther King, Jr.:

    Like an unchecked cancer, hate corrodes the personality and eats away its vital unity. Hate destroys a man's sense of values and his objectivity. It causes him to describe the beautiful as ugly and the ugly as beautiful, and to confuse the true with the false and the false with the true.

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