Meaning of SUBJECTIVE in English


adj. & n.


1. (of art, literature, written history, a person's views, etc.) proceeding from personal idiosyncrasy or individuality; not impartial or literal.

2 esp. Philos. proceeding from or belonging to the individual consciousness or perception; imaginary, partial, or distorted.

3 Gram. of or concerning the subject.

--n. Gram. the subjective case.

Phrases and idioms:

subjective case Gram. the nominative.


subjectively adv. subjectiveness n. subjectivity n.

Etymology: ME f. L subjectivus (as SUBJECT)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.