Definition of worldview
: a comprehensive conception or apprehension of the world especially from a specific standpoint —called also weltanschauung
Examples of worldview in a Sentence
The two groups have very different worldviews.
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President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement represents the clearest statement yet of convictions and principles that make up his worldview.
There is a blossoming white supremacist worldview and foreign policy agenda that blesses dictatorships and rivals such as Russia with geopolitical accolades.
There are a number of aspects of the climate deal that run counter to the president's worldview.
More important, though, the recipes offer a springboard from which the author can share a progressive worldview shaped by a lifetime of adversity.
In Trump, Putin has a president who is largely aligned with his worldview.
The White House dithering over the accord — which has the support of every nation except Syria and Nicaragua -- reflects a deeply divided worldview in a Trump inner circle now packed with establishment Republicans.
Most economists think the traditional exports-minus-imports worldview is outdated.
Indeed, there is a positive, indeed, cognitively vital, aspect to intuitive thinking, and the realm of myths, narratives, paradigms of meaning, purpose and significance underlies even the worldview of the technocrat-scientist.
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Definition of worldview for English Language Learners
: the way someone thinks about the world
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