Meaning of SUBJECTIVE in English


sub ‧ jec ‧ tive /səbˈdʒektɪv/ BrE AmE adjective

1 . a statement, report, attitude etc that is subjective is influenced by personal opinion and can therefore be unfair OPP objective :

As a critic, he is far too subjective.

a highly subjective point of view

subjective judgment/opinion etc

The ratings were based on the subjective judgement of one person.

2 . [no comparative] existing only in your mind or imagination OPP objective :

our subjective perception of colours

3 . technical relating to the subject in grammar

—subjectively adverb :

His work was judged objectively as well as subjectively.

—subjectivity /ˌsʌbdʒekˈtɪvəti, ˌsʌbdʒekˈtɪvɪti/ noun [uncountable]

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