Entry from US English dictionary
The world external to the self, apprehended through the objects in it.
- Lizzie is forced to internalize her relationship to the object world; in both cases, jewels are terms of self-definition rather than concrete objects.
- Your poetry is immediately striking for its phenomenological fidelity to the object world.
- As Eisenstein argues, ‘this disparity is,’ for Hegel, ‘the soul of subjectivity and the object world.’
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Syllabification: ob·ject world
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