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Chiefly Philosophy. Sense perception, observation; (especially in Kantian thought) intuition.
2An outlook, attitude, or point of view. Compare earlier Weltanschauung.
Early 19th century. From German Anschauung looking at, observation, contemplation, perception, intuition, opinion, point of view, outlook, attitude (Old High German anascouwunga, Middle High German anschouwunge; from Old High German anascouwōn (from an- + scouwōn) + -ung).
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.