1855–60; translation of German Weltanschauung Unabridged
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another word for Weltanschauung

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Word Origin & History

1858, from world + view, translating Ger. weltanschauung.
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Example sentences
People graze all day on information tailored to their existing worldview.
Biologists are also drawn to the computational worldview.
The way you do that, the story or narrative you tell, is your worldview.
In fact that opinion is more in line with the religious, magical worldview that
  you decry.
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