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Usage examples for subjective

  1. The name man is caused by the adname whatever to be twofold subjective case, from its denoting, of itself, one person as the subject of the two remarks. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  2. I have made endless experiments on this point, and by no effort of the imagination can I persuade myself, when looking at a colour, that the colour is in my mind, and not at a " distance off," though of course I know perfectly well, as a matter of reason, that colour is subjective. – Critiques and Addresses by Thomas Henry Huxley
  3. These ideas, being then transferred to his subjective mind, exert an unwholesome influence upon his bodily functions. – Primitive Psycho-Therapy and Quackery by Robert Means Lawrence
  4. Still, the alteration was not wholly in herself; it was not wholly subjective. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  5. In some cases a triviality of thought, the everyday wisdom that is too dull not to seem calm and disinterested, comes to represent the artistic condition in which the subjective side has quite sunk out of sight. – Thoughts Out of Season (Part II) by Friedrich Nietzsche
  6. Spenser a Subjective Poet. – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  7. We have seen that everything turns on the obligation of our subjective part to act within the limits of the suggestion which has been most deeply impressed upon it. – The Creative Process in the Individual by Thomas Troward
  8. It will be observed that for lack of any tangible evidence he very properly makes use of subjective reasoning. – The Dramatic Values in Plautus by Wilton Wallace Blancke
  9. It was an argument from the utility of beliefs to their truth; from the fact that certain subjective convictions produced good results, to the correspondence of such convictions with objective reality. – The Faith of the Millions (2nd series) by George Tyrrell
  10. It is too utterly subjective to please you. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  11. Nor is this as easy as it might appear; for, as we saw in our study of the emotions, our feeling attitude toward any object that occupies the mind is largely responsible for the subjective value we place upon it. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  12. He is an idea, a belief, which gives meaning to our ethical life, a subjective necessity. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  13. And, if one is to venture into more speculative and subjective arguments, I find it rather hard to think of any lyric poet except Euripides who could have written the Adrasteia chorus or the lines about the Nightingale in the Watchers' Song; of any playwright except Euripides who would have ended a play of gallant martial adventure with the vision of a solitary mother clasping her dead son. – The Rhesus of Euripedes by Euripedes
  14. But under the influence of love she plunges into herself, as it were, and her life for the time being is purely subjective. – What Dreams May Come by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  15. As the work progresses through the different years, the subjective and creative sides are more and more emphasized, and the study of objects is felt to be merely a means necessary to an end. – Text Books of Art Education, Book IV (of 7) by Hugo B. Froehlich Bonnie E. Snow
  16. We recognize in our experience two distinct orders, the objective order, the system of phenomena which constitutes the material world, and the subjective order, the order of things mental, to which belong sensations and " ideas." – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  17. Living more or less in a subjective universe, our rambles in thought were better tonics than medicine to him. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by Marie Saltus
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