Origin of qualitativeLate Latin qualitativus
The definition of qualitative refers to measurements of the characteristics of something, as opposed to measurements based on the quantity of something.
When you judge something based on how good or bad it is, rather than how many of the item you have, this is an example of a qualitative judgment.
Of, relating to, or concerning quality.
Origin of qualitativeMiddle English producing a primary quality from Medieval Latin quālitātīvus from Late Latin qualitative from Latin quālitās quālitāt- quality ; see quality .
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- Perkin, Qualitative Chemical Analysis, 1905).
- This is Spinoza's theory of the infinitely infinite," the limiting notion of infinity being of a numerical, quantitative series, each term of which is a qualitative determination itself quantitatively little, e.g.
- We shall here consider the qualitative and quantitative determination of these elements.
- This theory of complementary colours as due to the polarity in the qualitative action of the retina is followed by some criticism of Newton and the seven colours, by an attempt to explain some facts noted by Goethe, and by some reference to the external stimuli which cause colour.
- His own speculations led him rather to lay stress on the qualitative aspect of the world.