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subjective

sub·jec·tive

subjective

 
 
pronunciation:
sb jek tihv
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: formed or existing in a person's mind rather than in the world outside.
antonyms:
objective
definition 2: pertaining to the individual; personal.
one's subjective opinion
definition 3: affected or shaped by personal experience, beliefs, and feelings.
Good jurors will try not to be subjective.
antonyms:
objective
derivations: subjectively (adv.), subjectiveness (n.), subjectivity (n.)
Word Parts
The word subjective contains the following parts:
-ive, -ative Latin adjective-forming suffix that means tending to, connected with, or performing
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The suffix -ive , -ative turns Latinate verb bases into adjectives. Many adjectives ending in -ive , -ative have corresponding noun forms ending in -ity (objective , objectivity) or -ion (effusive , effusion).