Definition of objective :
1. An object glass. See under Object, n.
2. Of or pertaining to an object; contained in, or having the nature or position of, an object; outward; external; extrinsic; -- an epithet applied to whatever ir exterior to the mind, or which is simply an object of thought or feeling, and opposed to subjective.
3. Pertaining to, or designating, the case which follows a transitive verb or a preposition, being that case in which the direct object of the verb is placed. See Accusative, n.
4. Same as point, under Objective, a.
5. The objective case.
object, heading, planned, clinical, substantive, why, down-to-earth, unprejudiced, accusing, sure, view, bearing, phenomenal, mark, verifiable, representational, objective lens, physical object, impersonal, body, intent, measurable, determinable, mental, end in view, nonpartisan, tough-minded, bodily, documental, fair game, accusatory, fair-minded, butt, object lens, purpose, matter, matter-of-fact, unromantic, excite, fair, documentary, sensible, square, actual, target area, end, point, nonsubjective, meaning, pragmatical, unchangeable, why and wherefore, practical, neutral, design, pragmatic, prey, extraneous, quarry, just, equitable, scientific, subjective, object glass, invariable, accurate, accusive, prosaic, sober, hardheaded, accusative
insensitive (part of speech: adjective)
callous, hardhearted, hardened, indifferent, hard, stony, dispassionate, insensitive, heartless, passionless, uncompassionate, detached, unfeeling, ruthless, aloof, numb, cold-blooded, unsympathetic, passive, cool, blunt, anesthetized, tough, unconcerned, nonchalant, unemotional, emotionless, apathetic, hard-boiled
material (part of speech: adjective)
artistic style (part of speech: adjective)
idealist, neoimpressionist, nonrepresentational, constructivist, naturalist, symbolist, realistic, cubist, classical, neotraditional, surrealist, Dadaist, Impressionist, abstract, expressionist, representationalist, primitivistic, romantic, neoclassic, modernist
objective (part of speech: adjective)
pursuit (part of speech: noun)
outward (part of speech: adjective)
- In the objective case? - "Practical Grammar and Composition", Thomas Wood.
- It is easy to see at a glance that the objective science of phenomena is not and never can be completed. - "Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History", Auguste Sabatier.
- In this case Salisbury's Cove and the " Ovens" become his objective. - "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.