subjective

[s_ʌ_b_dʒ_ˈɛ_k_t_ɪ_v], [sʌbd͡ʒˈɛktɪv], [sʌbd‍ʒˈɛktɪv]

Definitions of subjective:

  1.   Subjectively. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  2.   Subjectiveness, subjectivity. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3.   Pertaining to the subject as opposed to the object; relating to, or derived from, one's own consciousness; based upon one's own feelings; as, a subjective view of life. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4.   SUBJECTIVENESS. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5.   Relating to the subject; pertaining to consciousness or to conscious mind. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6.   Relating to the subject, as opposed to the object; pertaining to the conscious subject as distinct from the object in itself; characterized by the individuality of the author. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  7.   Relating to the subject: derived from one's own consciousness: denoting those states of thought or feeling of which the mind is the conscious subject, opposed to objective. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8.   Relating to the subject; derived from one's own consciousness, in distinction from external observation; in the phil. of mind, subjective denotes what is to be referred to the thinking subject, objective what belongs to the object of thought. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Quotes for subjective:

  1. Does not the very word 'creative' mean to build, to initiate, to give out, to act- rather than to be acted upon, to be subjective Living photography is positive in its approach, it sings a song of life- not death. – Berenice Abbott
  2. I mean, the competition is really created by the buzz around the Emmys. It's a totally subjective thing. – Michael C. Hall
  3. Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective to be defined by the individual and not by God. – Trent Lott
  4. The essayist has to follow a certain intellectual pattern. The novelist has the advantage of using fantasy, of being subjective – Manuel Puig
  5. Love is blind. My politics has been, too. I think you can fall in love with ideas, and you can fall in love with people. It's a very subjective experience. And I'm loyal to that experience. – Robert Wyatt

Usage examples for subjective:

  1. 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
  2. “ Spenser a Subjective Poet. ” – Halleck's New English Literature by Reuben P. Halleck
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. It is too utterly subjective to please you. ” – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  6. The original and elementary subjective fact in society is the consciousness of kind, writes Professor Giddings, ... ” –  by
  7. 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
  8. What of this new and astonishing revelation- new and astonishing to him, at any rate- that love, to a woman, is not a mere decoction of bliss administered by a powerful and benevolent male, but a highly complicated universe of subjective illusions in which the lover is only dimly seen as a necessary but disturbing phantom of gross and agonizing ineptitudes? ” – Command by William McFee
  9. He is an idea, a belief, which gives meaning to our ethical life, a subjective necessity. ” – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  10. 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

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