Weltanschauung meaning

vĕltänshouo͝ong
A comprehensive, esp. personal, philosophy or conception of the universe and of human life; worldview.
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A person's or a group's conception, philosophy or view of the world; a worldview.

Your background and experiences must give you a unique weltanschauung.

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Origin of weltanschauung

  • German Welt world (from Middle High German wërlt) (from Old High German weralt wī-ro- in Indo-European roots) Anschauung view (from Middle High German anschouwunge observation, mystical contemplation) (an- on, at) (from Old High German ana- anlage) (schouwunge look) (from schouwen to look at) (from Old High German scouwōn)

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

  • German Weltanschauung

    From Wiktionary