One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1In a way that is based on personal feelings, tastes, or opinions.‘artistic creation is judged subjectively’‘samples of the product were subjectively evaluated’
- ‘The 30 large-capital companies are subjectively picked by the editors of the Wall Street Journal.’
- ‘The paddle was subjectively interpreted by handlers as being annoying to the pig.’
- ‘Peer review is a means to subjectively measure students' perceived gains from spillovers in classroom discussions.’
- ‘Dishonesty is to be assessed objectively, not subjectively.’
- ‘Whoever takes it upon themselves to pass judgement will do so subjectively, for no matter how hard one tries, objectivity is not possible.’
- 1.1 In a way that is dependent on the mind for existence.‘the natural tendency we have to impute subjectively perceived qualities to objects’
- ‘These are phenomena that are subjectively unexpected.’
- ‘It was maintained that emotional qualities are directly perceived in the object and not reflected upon it from subjectively experienced emotion.’
- ‘In pop culture, is this emphasis on personal and subjectively intuited spirituality new?’
- ‘Are the applicant's fears are subjectively genuine?’
- ‘He advocated using colour robustly and subjectively, not realistically.’
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