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intersubjective

[in-ter-suh b-jek-tiv] /ˌɪn tər səbˈdʒɛk tɪv/
adjective, Philosophy
1.
comprehensible to, relating to, or used by a number of persons, as a concept or language.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; inter- + subjective
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Examples from the web for intersubjective
  • Examines claims that children's play becomes intersubjective only after three years of age.
  • Validity is determined on the basis of intersubjective understanding and acceptability.
  • Change was compromised by the lack of any intersubjective linkage between teachers and the curriculum designers.
Contemporary definitions for intersubjective
adjective

existing or occurring between conscious minds

Examples

Something is intersubjective if people are capable of sharing it or holding it in common.

Usage Note

intersubjectively adv, intersubjectivity n

adjective

understandable, accessible, and relating to two or more subjects; objective

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Word Origin and History for intersubjective
adj.

1899, from inter- + subjective.

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