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world-view

[wurld-vyoo] /ˈwɜrldˌvyu/
noun
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; translation of German Weltanschauung
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  • The gulf in our world view has always been enormous.
  • In this world view, there is a belief in the power of a collective ability to absorb mediocre and poor decisions.
  • Such deepseated and strong statements are rarely isolated occurrences, but candid reflections of one's personal world view.
  • Her camera hews so closely to his world view that you become fully immersed in his sadness.
  • Narrow-minded nationalism leads to an ignorant, extremist, and violent world view.
  • It is necessary that scientists come to realize that a change in world view is necessary.
  • Chaotic dynamics represents a remarkable change in world view brought on by the era of digital computing.
  • To do so would be to admit that their entire world view is wrong.
  • Try to learn a bit more before you go off on a subject and spout a slanted, factually incorrect world view.
  • He likes his world view to be simple and is willing to relegate the facts supporting alternate realities to a bin.
British Dictionary definitions for world view

world-view

noun
1.
another word for Weltanschauung
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