Standpoint meaning

stăndpoint
A position from which something is or may be viewed.
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A position from which things are considered or judged; a point of view.
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The mental position from which things are judged; point of view.
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Point of view; perspective.

Bathing once a month may save time, but from a cleanliness standpoint, it's not effective.

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Origin of standpoint

  • Translation of German Standpunkt

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • stand +"Ž point, a calque of German Standpunkt. Similar constructions used in other languages, such as Japanese ç«‹å ´ (たちば, tachiba) meaning standing place.

    From Wiktionary