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perspective

per·spec·tive

perspective

 
pronunciation:
pr spek tihv
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a way of showing objects on the flat surface of a picture so that they seem the correct size and distance from one another.
definition 2: the way things are seen from a particular point of view.
The perspective from the airplane made everything below look tiny.
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synonyms:
angle, outlook, point of view
similar words:
aspect, bias, picture, position, regard, sentiment, sight, slant, tendency, vista
definition 3: the ability to understand the relationships between things and to judge the importance of each.
I was so angry that I lost all perspective.
similar words:
judgment, outlook, reach, vision
derivations: perspectiveless (adj.), perspectively (adv.)
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