Worldview Definition

wûrldvyo͝o
worldviews
noun
The overall perspective from which one sees and interprets the world.
American Heritage
A comprehensive, esp. personal, philosophy or conception of the world and of human life.
Webster's New World

The totality of one's beliefs about reality.

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Other Word Forms of Worldview

Noun

Singular:
worldview
Plural:
worldviews

Origin of Worldview

  • A calque of German Weltanschauung, a compound of Welt (“world") + Anschauung (“view/outlook").

    From Wiktionary

  • Translation of German Weltanschauung

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

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