impersonal neutral
nonsubjective onsubjective adj. undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena; objective. Opposite of {subjective}. [Narrower terms: {clinical, detached, unemotional}; {impersonal, neutral}; {verifiable ]

Syn: objective. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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