Action Alert!
Catholic Culture Dedication
Catholic Culture Dedication

Catholic Dictionary

Search

Browse

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About

A modern dictionary of 5,679 Catholic terms (including abbreviations), both common and obscure. Find accurate definitions of words and phrases. All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

Begin your Catholic Dictionary search at right by entering a search term or browsing by key letter.

Random Term from the Dictionary...

Term

OBJECTIVITY

Definition

The quality of impartial reflection in which the mind considers things as they really are, and not as a person is naturally or temperamentally inclined to view them. Philosophically, it is the viewpoint that regards extramental beings as real, so that the mind is said to possess truth when its knowledge corresponds with the reality outside the mind. Opposite of subjectivity.