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Definition of "point of view" [point of view]

  • A manner of viewing things; an attitude. (noun)
  • A position from which something is observed or considered; a standpoint. (noun)
  • The attitude or outlook of a narrator or character in a piece of literature, a movie, or another art form. (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 "point of view" in a sentence
  • "From the evidence it does not ensue that Dietrichstein was fascist-oriented, but from the legal point of view the decrees apply to him, Klas said."
  • "Some psychologists argue that the ability to conceptualize the future is genetically determined and difficult or impossible to change.4 A similar point of view has been expressed by the old elitist we met in Chapter Four, Edward Banfield, who labeled the present orientation of the poor “pathological.”"
  • "While from a statistical point of view this is a relatively small sample size of images, when appropriate statistics were performed such as nonparametric statistics for small samples, the difference was statistically significant: p"
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