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Definition of "objectivity" []

  • The state or quality of being objective. (noun)
  • External or material reality. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "objectivity" in a sentence
  • "In interpretation, because the specific individual horizon of the interpreter is constitutive for that interpretation, the term objectivity refers to the inter-subjective accessibility of the object of interpretation."
  • "I know, I know: this is most emphatically not how we generally hear the term objectivity bandied about."
  • "If you cannot say objectively that threatening to blow up the world's economy was an extreme position, then the word "objectivity" is meaningless."