Definition of worldview in English:

worldview

(also world view)

Pronunciation /wərldˈvyo͞o/ /wərldˈvju/

noun

  • A particular philosophy of life or conception of the world.

    ‘I have broadened my worldview by experiencing a whole new culture’
    • ‘Apart from being completely unscientific and unsupported this whole line betrays a world view of utter despair.’
    • ‘This type is in quest for a comprehensive view, the world picture, the big answers to the big questions.’
    • ‘Labour have been severely punished for the social and economic policies that lie at the very core of their world view.’
    • ‘No, I'm watching the mind at work, moving fluidly between ideas before weaving them into a cohesive world view.’
    • ‘The scientific perspective is a profoundly kinetic view of the world, a world view predisposed to change.’
    • ‘You tend to take every new idea in, and meld it with your world view.’
    • ‘The idea of reticence or modesty played little part in their world view.’
    • ‘Impose your world view on others because you don't like the world view being imposed by those others.’
    • ‘Behind this need to retaliate is the damage to our world view.’
    • ‘I refer to the far greater and more sweeping drama in which we are all caught up and which will profoundly affect our world view in the years ahead.’
    • ‘Their world view was the most unpleasant ever conceived by man.’
    • ‘I realise I'm wrong about both of these people, I just can't bring myself to embrace their world view.’
    • ‘Eco argues passionately for a world view that is tolerant of those who are different, as we all ultimately are.’
    • ‘Therefore, the researcher is limited in the degree to which he or she can genuinely adopt the world view of the people being studied.’
    • ‘I feel like my world view will not sustain itself and I may implode.’
    • ‘In the following weeks, I came to realise that I had to reassess my world view.’
    • ‘He argued that the journalists have a particular world view that can't be shaken up.’
    • ‘It has a broad world view, but with a healthy North-West England bias.’
    • ‘Was it the man himself or someone else with a bigger world view?’
    • ‘The fact that she cannot comprehend this says more about her world view than ours.’
    beliefs, credo, faith, convictions, ideology, ideas, thinking, notions, theories, doctrine, tenets, values, principles, ethics, attitude, line, view, viewpoint, outlook, world view, school of thought

Pronunciation

worldview

/wərldˈvyo͞o/ /wərldˈvju/