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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The relative importance of facts or matters from any special point of view. Also: The way things look from a given point according to their size, shape, or distance.

Usage examples (37)
  • Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to...
  • This switch in perspective is the basis for developing empathy.
  • I'll be glad to share the Rocky Mountain perspective from the Wind River Range of Wyoming.
  • Sounds sensational yet like polaccs when put in perspective is not anyhwhere as bad as it seems. for more
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