world view

world view
noun
a comprehensive view of the world and human life
Syn: ↑Weltanschauung
Hypernyms: ↑position, ↑view, ↑perspective
Hyponyms: ↑clockwork universe

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noun
Etymology: translation of German weltanschauung

the ceremonial cycle … reflects and reaffirms the Hopi world view — Laura Thompson

each individual has his own experiences and out of them forms his world view — J.L.Myres

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world view UK US noun [countable] [singular world view plural world views]
the way that someone sees and understands world events, especially in relation to their religious or political beliefs and ideas
Thesaurus: opinions and attitudessynonym

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ˌworld ˈview 7 [world view] noun
a person's way of thinking about and understanding life, which depends on their beliefs and attitudes

Your education is bound to shape your world view.


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