Bathing once a month may save time, but from a cleanliness standpoint, it's not effective.
Origin of standpoint
Translation of German Standpunkt
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
stand +"Ž point, a calque of GermanStandpunkt. Similar constructions used in other languages, such as Japaneseç«‹å ´ (ãŸã¡ã°, tachiba) meaning standing place.
Standpoint Sentence Examples
It is from a similar standpoint that Aaron is condemned for the manufacture of the golden calf, and a compiler (not the original writer) finds its sequel in the election of the faithful Levites.'
Her erotic dreams were proof that he was becoming more than a friend to her, and that thought was troubling - both from the standpoint of her goals, and the fact that she was setting herself up for rejection.
Whatever recollection they preserved of their origin and of the circumstances of their entry would be retold from a new standpoint; the ethnological traditions would gain a new meaning; the assimilation would in time become complete.
With this the whole standpoint of the prophecy agrees.
This Volkerpsychologie (folkor comparative psychology) is one of the chief developments of the Herbartian theory of philosophy; it is a protest not only against the so-called scientific standpoint of natural philosophers, but also against the individualism of the positivists.