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From French subjectivité, equivalent to subjective +‎ -ity.


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subjectivity (countable and uncountable, plural subjectivities)

  1. (singular only) The state of being subjective.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:subjectivity
    Coordinate term: objectivity
  2. A subjective thought or idea.
    • 1998, Ching Kwan Lee, Gender and the South China Miracle[1], University of California Press, →ISBN, →LCCN, →OCLC, →OL, page 23:
      Beyond bringing women back into analyses of the workplace and the labor process, we now have to analyze how work is gendered and gendering: gender as a means of control and an organizing principle for class relations at the point of production, and workplace as a site for gender construction, formation, and reproduction. In the latest development, seeing gender as a power process also directs our attention toward the politics of identity, or the formation and claiming of collective subjectivities.