in·​ter·​sub·​jec·​tive | \ ˌin-tər-səb-ˈjek-tiv How to pronounce intersubjective (audio) \

Definition of intersubjective

1 : involving or occurring between separate conscious minds intersubjective communication
2 : accessible to or capable of being established for two or more subjects : objective intersubjective reality of the physical world

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Other Words from intersubjective

intersubjectively adverb
intersubjectivity \ ˌin-​tər-​(ˌ)səb-​ˌjek-​ˈti-​və-​tē How to pronounce intersubjectivity (audio) \ noun

Examples of intersubjective in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the one hand, Lacan says, this intersubjective problem is simply mass psychology, a sheer stampede that amounts to barbarism through and through. Jamieson Webster, The New York Review of Books, "End Notes: What Palliative Care Looks Like in a Pandemic," 24 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of intersubjective

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Intersubjective.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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