Definition of objectivity in English:



  • [mass noun] The quality of being objective.

    ‘the piece lacked any objectivity’
    • ‘Discarding animism is the first principle of science, which Monod calls the principle of objectivity.’
    • ‘Any news organisation committed to objectivity, truth and decency would sack such a journalist on the spot.’
    • ‘Unlike newspapers, the BBC is trusted as a paradigm of fairness and objectivity.’
    • ‘Far fewer writers overtly subscribe to the position that the principle of objectivity can be put into practice than in the past.’
    • ‘Impartiality and objectivity are hard to prove in such circumstances.’
    impartiality, absence of bias, absence of prejudice, fairness, fair-mindedness, equitableness, equitability, even-handedness, justness, justice, open-mindedness, disinterest, disinterestedness, detachment, dispassion, dispassionateness, neutrality
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