a tendency to lay stress on the objective or external elements of cognition.
the tendency, as of a writer, to deal with things external to the mind rather than with thoughts or feelings.
a doctrine characterized by this tendency.

1850–55; objective + -ism

objectivist, noun, adjective
objectivistic, adjective
nonobjectivistic, adjective
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objectivism (əbˈdʒɛktɪˌvɪzəm)
1.  the tendency to stress what is objective
2.  philosophy
 a.  the meta-ethical doctrine that there are certain moral truths that are independent of the attitudes of any individuals
 b.  the philosophical doctrine that reality is objective, and that sense data correspond with it
n, —adj

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in philosophical sense of "the doctrine that knowledge is based on objective reality," first attested 1854; from objective + -ism.
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the theory or practice of objective art or literature. The term was used by the poet William Carlos Williams in the 1930s to describe a movement in which emphasis was placed on viewing poems as objects that could be considered and analyzed in terms of mechanical features. According to Williams, this meant examining the structural aspects of the poem and considering how it was constructed. Other poets involved in the short-lived movement were Louis Zukofsky, George Oppen, and Charles Reznikoff.

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Example sentences
Objectivism is essentially a cult, and have no place among freethinkers.
Ever an intellectual, he resisted early attempts to recruit him to objectivism
  by insisting that he couldn't be sure he existed.
When a large group of scientists that have different individual worldviews
  converge, generally objectivism can be obtained.
Yet another avocation is philosophy, and objectivism in particular.
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