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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While human bias and cognitive dissonance are nothing new, the council’s blatant disregard for any viewpoint or data that contradict their preconceived worldview is astounding.
But really, his indelible worldview—and the accomplishments that have come with it—started back then, when Westbrook and his friends adopted it to help them stay positive and find a way out of inner-city Los Angeles.
Surrounded by nested, winding walls, these pillars suggest a complex spiritual worldview shared by hunter-gatherers in the region who added to it for roughly 1,600 years.
There have been a few interventions, on health care and climate change for instance, and several speeches around the world in which Obama implicitly criticized Trump's worldview.
A simplistic worldview is appropriate and comforting.
California Gov. Jerry Brown’s recent trip to China reflects the massive disconnect inherent in the progressive establishment worldview.
This isn't to pick on Meurer - this sort of worldview is widespread and becoming more common in the United States.
This isn’t to pick on Meurer—this sort of worldview is widespread and becoming more common in the United States.
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Definition of worldview for English Language Learners
: the way someone thinks about the world
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