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subjective

  

      adj  
1    belonging to, proceeding from, or relating to the mind of the thinking subject and not the nature of the object being considered  
2    of, relating to, or emanating from a person's emotions, prejudices, etc.  
subjective views     
3    relating to the inherent nature of a person or thing; essential  
4    existing only as perceived and not as a thing in itself  
5      (Med)   (of a symptom, condition, etc.) experienced only by the patient and incapable of being recognized or studied by anyone else  
6      (Grammar)   denoting a case of nouns and pronouns, esp. in languages having only two cases, that identifies the subject of a finite verb and (in formal use in English) is selected for predicate complements, as in It is I  
   See also       nominative       1  
      n  
7      (Grammar)  
a    the subjective case  
b    a subjective word or speech element,   (Abbrev.)    subj      Compare       objective  
  subjectively      adv  
  subjectivity, subjectiveness      n  


subjective idealism  
      n     (Philosophy)   the theory that all experience is of ideas in the mind  
subjective intension  
      n     (Logic)   the associations that an expression has for an individual; the intension he believes it to have  
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v.
take a decision based on one's subjective conclusions, when objective evidence is not available
n.
cyber protest is expression of complaint through the medium of electronic communication on the electronic and digital Medias.
[Tech.];[Leg.]

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