subjective

Definitions:

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  • Dependent on or taking place in a person's mind rather than the external world.
  • Based on a given person's experience, understanding, and feelings; personal or individual.
  • Not caused by external stimuli.
  • Of, relating to, or designating a symptom or complaint perceived by a patient.
  • Expressing or bringing into prominence the individuality of the artist or author.
  • Relating to or being the nominative case.
  • Relating to the real nature of something; essential.
  • In <em>grammar</em>: In Eskimo, noting the case expressing the subject of a transitive verb and the owner of an object. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="transitive">transitive</internalXref>.
  • In other American languages, noting the case expressing the subject of a transitive or intransitive verb: used in languages in which these two forms are identical. Also called <internalXref urlencoded="agentialis">agentialis</internalXref>.
  • Relating to or of the nature of a subject, as opposed to an object.
  • In <em>literature</em> and <em>art</em>, noting a production characterized by the prominence given to the individuality of the author or artist: as, the <em>subjective</em> school of painting; also, relating to such individuality. The writings of Shelley and Byron are essentially <em>subjective</em>, while the novels of Scott are objective.
  • Relating to a subject in a political sense; submissive; obedient.
  • Of or pertaining to a subject.
  • Especially, pertaining to, or derived from, one's own consciousness, in distinction from external observation; ralating to the mind, or intellectual world, in distinction from the outward or material excessively occupied with, or brooding over, one's own internal states.
  • Modified by, or making prominent, the individuality of a writer or an artist.
  • one of the sensations occurring when stimuli due to internal causes excite the nervous apparatus of the sense organs, as when a person imagines he sees figures which have no objective reality.
  • Pertaining to <xref>subjects</xref> as opposed to <xref>objects</xref> (A subject is one who perceives or is aware; an object is the thing perceived or the thing that the subject is aware of.)
  • Formed, as in <xref>opinions</xref>, based upon a person's feelings or <xref>intuition</xref>, not upon <xref>observation</xref> or <xref>reasoning</xref>; coming more from within the observer than from observations of the <xref>external</xref> <xref>environment</xref>.
  • Resulting from or pertaining to personal <xref>mindsets</xref> or <xref>experience</xref>, arising from <xref>perceptive</xref> mental conditions within the brain and not necessarily from external stimuli.
  • Lacking in <xref>reality</xref> or <xref>substance</xref>.
  • As used by Carl Jung the innate worldview orientation of the introverted personality types.
  • Experienced by a person mentally and not directly <xref>verifiable</xref> by others
  • of a mental act performed entirely within the mind
  • taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias
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