|1.||belonging to, proceeding from, or relating to the mind of the thinking subject and not the nature of the object being considered|
|2.||of, relating to, or emanating from a person's emotions, prejudices, etc: subjective views|
|3.||relating to the inherent nature of a person or thing; essential|
|4.||existing only as perceived and not as a thing in itself|
|5.||med (of a symptom, condition, etc) experienced only by the patient and incapable of being recognized or studied by anyone else|
|6.||grammar See also nominative denoting a case of nouns and pronouns, esp in languages having only two cases, that identifies the subject of a finite verb and (in formal use in English) is selected for predicate complements, as in It is I|
|a. the subjective case|
|b. a subjective word or speech element|
subjective sub·jec·tive (səb-jěk'tĭv)
Of, relating to, or designating a symptom or condition perceived by the patient and not by the examiner.
Existing only in the mind; illusory.