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Weltanschauung

[velt-ahn-shou-oo ng] /ˈvɛltˌɑnˌʃaʊ ʊŋ/
noun, German.
1.
a comprehensive conception or image of the universe and of humanity's relation to it.
Origin
literally, world-view
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Weltanschauung

/ˈvɛltanʃauʊŋ/
noun
1.
a comprehensive view or personal philosophy of human life and the universe
Word Origin
from Welt world + Anschauung view
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Word Origin and History for Weltanschauung

weltanschauung

n.

1868, from German Weltanschauung, from welt "world" (see world) + anschauung "perception" (related to English show).

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