Definition: Worldview

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A calque of German Weltanschauung, equivalent to world + view.


worldview (plural worldviews)

  1. One's personal view of the world and how one interprets it.
    I've always had an unconventional worldview that seems to confuse a lot of people.
  2. The totality of one's beliefs about reality.
  3. A general philosophy or view of life.
    The Elizabethan worldview differs from a modern worldview.


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