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Word: subjective

Definition: influenced by personal feelings; occurring or taking place within the mind; unreal; Ex. subjective sensation of the ghostly presence


Sentences Containing 'subjective'

A maxim is a ground rule or subjective principle of action; in that sense, a maxim is a thought that can motivate individuals.
A transpartisan approach to policy would necessarily include individual and collective, as well as subjective and objective, perspective.
A unique personal relationship develops between artist and cityscape, and it is this subjective insight that Clay so successfully translated and conveyed through his work.
According to him, to belong to a nation is a subjective act which always has to be repeated, as it is not assured by objective criteria.
An authored documentary is a television documentary series that presents the subjective view of its author on the topic of the documentary.
But now, translated into the idiom of subjective beauty, into this strange Neo-Classic language, those same women, redrawn, appear in stiff, crude, nervous lines in patches of fierce color."
Certain professions can be categorized as "upper middle class," though any such measurement must be considered subjective because of people's differing perception of class.
Closely connected to the themes of life and death is the subjective nature of time, a "leitmotif" that recurs throughout the book.
David Rosenhan's 1972 study, published in the journal "Science" under the title "On being sane in insane places", concluded that the diagnosis of schizophrenia in the US was often subjective and unreliable.
During the millenarian 10th century, the era of the Cluniacs and mysticism make the biographies of the saints subjective.
From this developmental milestone come a capacity for sympathy, responsibility to and concern for others, and an ability to identify with the subjective experience of people one cares about.
George Berkeley in the 18th century developed subjective idealism, a metaphysical theory to respond to these questions, coined famously as "to be is to be perceived".
He authored several books, among which "The Case for Idealism" and "A World for Us: The Case for Phenomenalistic Idealism", which defend Berkelian subjective idealism.
Her career is illustrative of the struggle with engaging in the sport for personal goals as opposed to for the satisfaction of the judges, who were required to judge female bodybuilders on a vague and subjective criteria of femininity.
However, Klein believes subjective well-being can be raised by training the awareness for positive emotions when they are generated in the brain.
However, Marx's argument is that these subjective or intersubjective meanings permit of infinite variations, and therefore cannot be the foundation for a genuine science of society.
However, some doctors have noted that pain is actually a subjective symptom, not an objective sign, and therefore object to this classification.
However, the court should not substitute its own subjective view for that of the public.
If the introspection illusion contributes to the subjective feeling of free will, then it follows that people will more readily attribute free will to themselves rather than others.
In 2001 David Unwin made this species a junior subjective synonym of "Anhanguera fittoni".
In acoustics, loudness is the subjective perception of sound pressure.
In deontological ethics maxims are understood as a subjective principle of action.
Initially in awe of Newman's reputation, Cardus soon discovered his own independent, more subjective voice.
It demonstrates how life extends beyond its own subjective limits and It challenges the binaries we continually reconstruct between Self and Other, between our own ‘cannibal’ and ‘civilized’ selves.
It has been observed that subjective sensory symptoms include numbness, tingling, and burning sensations at the site of the injury.
It sometimes even takes a subjective approach.
It was this, together with the "revelation" experienced in his mother's room in Dublin—in which he realized that his art must be subjective and drawn wholly from his own inner world—that would result in the works for which Beckett is best remembered today.
JREF staff and affiliates point out that the nature of the experimental design makes subjective judging of results unnecessary.
Letters are given in one of three ways: Acronymble is mostly subjective, in that there are no right and wrong answers, although players are awarded points if their "Noodle" contains a complete sentence.
Metzinger, for the first time, in "Note sur la peinture", enunciated the interest in representing objects as remembered from successive and subjective experiences within the context of both space and time.
Quantifying this bottom line is relatively new, problematic and often subjective.
Set, as the first principle of consciousness, is emulated by Setians, who symbolize the concept of individual, subjective intelligence distinct from the natural order as the "Black Flame".
Snyder used this narrative technique to show the audience that the surreal "Frank Miller world" of "300" was told from a subjective perspective.
Some phase of life suggested an emotion, as that of horror in ‘The Fall of the House of Ushur.’ That subjective idea he translated into art.
The applicant can demonstrate her well-founded fear by demonstrating that she has a subjective fear (or apprehension) of future persecution in her home country that is objectively reasonable.
The distinction between high and low relief is somewhat subjective, and the two are very often combined in a single work.
The historical account nevertheless mutates into a highly subjective, chaotic text, which Aderca himself explained as the result of being bedridden with a high fever, and which, Crohmălniceanu suggests, doubled as "a grotesque comedy".
The issue included a handful of show reviews and "A Subjective History of Punk Rock In Utah" by JD Slaughter.
The recognition of a process is an arbitrary subjective mental operation/event because it depends on different circumstances: the observer's goal, perception and conceptualization tools.
The result will be the conclusion that the objective world is in the subjective consciousness."(TWSRM, pg 479).
The shift from labor being the source of all value to subjective individual evaluations 'creating' all value undermines Marx's economic conclusions and some of his social theories.
The third-person subjective is when the narrator conveys the thoughts, feelings, opinions, etc. of one or more characters.
These subjective reports did not predict their actual choices in a speed dating context, or their dating behavior in a one-month follow-up.
This can sometimes be beneficial for such purposes as improving the subjective quality of the result, however it can increase the total quantity of error introduced by the quantization process.
This determination is mathematically computed, and does not involve the subjective judgment of the scientist (Farwell "et al." 2012).
This is different from many other modeling techniques in which there are complex and sometimes subjective translation steps between the conceptual, logical, and physical levels.
This penalty can be highly subjective, and the SO has to determine that the shooter engaged in the action with a "guilty mind" - that he knowingly failed to do right.
Thus it is possible to take an "objective approach" inappropriately in situations which call for an expression of subjective thought or feeling.
To put it mildly, this can be an extremely subtle (and subjective) distinction.
Woodworth advocated the creation of a technical vocabulary for psychology rather than only relying on often subjective operational definitions, but he was ignored by the community.

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