Meaning of SUBJECTIVE in English


[sub.jec.tive] adj (15c) 1: of, relating to, or constituting a subject: as a obs: of, relating to, or characteristic of one that is a subject esp. in lack of freedom of action or in submissiveness b: being or relating to a grammatical subject; esp: nominative

2: of or relating to the essential being of that which has substance, qualities, attributes, or relations 3 a: characteristic of or belonging to reality as perceived rather than as independent of mind: phenomenal--compare objective 1b b: relating to or being experience or knowledge as conditioned by personal mental characteristics or states

4. a (1): peculiar to a particular individual: personal "~ judgments" (2): modified or affected by personal views, experience, or background "a ~ account of the incident" b: arising from conditions within the brain or sense organs and not directly caused by external stimuli "~ sensations" c: arising out of or identified by means of one's perception of one's own states and processes "a ~ symptom of disease"--compare objective 1c

5: lacking in reality or substance: illusory -- adv -- sub.jec.tive.ness n -- sub.jec.tiv.i.ty n

[2]subjective n (1817): something that is subjective; also: nominative

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