Definitions for subjectivesəbˈdʒɛk tɪv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. subjective(adj)

    taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias

    "a subjective judgment"

  2. immanent, subjective(adj)

    of a mental act performed entirely within the mind

    "a cognition is an immanent act of mind"


  1. subjective(Adjective)

    Pertaining to subjects as opposed to objects (A subject is one who perceives or is aware; an object is the thing perceived or the thing that the subject is aware of.)

  2. subjective(Adjective)

    Formed, as in opinions, based upon a person's feelings or intuition, not upon observation or reasoning; coming more from within the observer than from observations of the external environment.

  3. subjective(Adjective)

    Resulting from or pertaining to personal mindsets or experience, arising from perceptive mental conditions within the brain and not necessarily from external stimuli.

  4. subjective(Adjective)

    Lacking in reality or substance.

  5. subjective(Adjective)

    As used by Carl Jung the innate worldview orientation of the introverted personality types.

  6. subjective(Adjective)

    Experienced by a person mentally and not directly verifiable by others

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subjective(adj)

    of or pertaining to a subject

  2. Subjective(adj)

    especially, pertaining to, or derived from, one's own consciousness, in distinction from external observation; ralating to the mind, or intellectual world, in distinction from the outward or material excessively occupied with, or brooding over, one's own internal states

  3. Subjective(adj)

    modified by, or making prominent, the individuality of a writer or an artist; as, a subjective drama or painting; a subjective writer

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'subjective' in Adjectives Frequency: #946


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subjective in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subjective in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edward Beck:

    Many believe it has touched holiness, so it becomes a little subjective as to what makes it holy.

  2. Joshua Nash:

    Attempting to silence students with subjective controversial opinions is completely and utterly absurd, and a direct attack on free speech.

  3. John Burdon Sanderson Haldane:

    I have come to the conclusion that my subjective account of my motivation is largely mythical on almost all occasions. I don't know why I do things.

  4. William Jacobson:

    They [police] may subjectively feel that the spotlight on them does inhibit their ability to act, but that subjective feeling cannot trump the First Amendment.

  5. Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin:

    The absence of any definition, analysis or medical standard renders this exception vague, indefinite and vulnerable to subjective interpretation and application.

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