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SUBJECTIVE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does subjective mean? 

SUBJECTIVE (adjective)
  The adjective SUBJECTIVE has 2 senses:

1. taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias
2. of a mental act performed entirely within the mind

  Familiarity information: SUBJECTIVE used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SUBJECTIVE (adjective)


Sense 1subjective [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias

Context example:

a subjective judgment

Similar:

personal (particular to a given individual)

prejudiced (emanating from a person's emotions and prejudices)

unobjective; unverifiable ((of e.g. evidence) not objective or easily verified)

Antonym:

objective (undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena)


Sense 2subjective [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Of a mental act performed entirely within the mind

Synonyms:

immanent; subjective

Context example:

a cognition is an immanent act of mind

Domain category:

philosophy (the rational investigation of questions about existence and knowledge and ethics)


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