adjective Date: 1905 1. not objective 2. representing or intended to represent no natural or actual object, figure, or scene <
nonobjective art
nonobjectivism nounnonobjectivist nounnonobjectivity noun

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  • nonobjective — [nän΄əb jek′tiv] adj. not objective; designating or of art that does not attempt to represent in recognizable form any object or scene in nature; abstract; nonrepresentational nonobjectivism n. nonobjectivist n …   English World dictionary

  • nonobjective — /non euhb jek tiv/, adj. 1. not objective. 2. Fine Arts. not representing objects known in physical nature; nonrepresentational: some nonobjective works by Kandinsky and Mondrian. [1900 05; NON + OBJECTIVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • nonobjective — 1. noun With respect to an assignment or mission, something that is not an objective or goal. 2. adjective Not objective; biased …   Wiktionary

  • nonobjective — Synonyms and related words: antiblack, biased, chauvinistic, colored, doctrinaire, dogmatic, influenced, interested, jaundiced, know nothing, one sided, opinionated, partial, partisan, prejudiced, prepossessed, racist, sexist, superpatriotic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nonobjective — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. subjective, free form, abstract, nonrepresentational, not traditional, unconventional, revolutionary; see also free 2 , irregular 2 , unusual 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • nonobjective — adj. not representative, not of material objects …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nonobjective — adj (of art) nonrepresentational, abstract, abstracted; theoretical, pure, unapplied; conceptual, ideational, notional, metaphysical; immaterial, imaginary, visionary, ideal, transcendental, spiritual; impractical, intellectual; enigmatical,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • nonobjective — non·objective …   English syllables

  • nonobjective — /nɒnəbˈdʒɛktɪv/ (say nonuhb jektiv) adjective (of a work of art) not representing or containing objects known in physical nature; abstract or nonrepresentational …   Australian English dictionary

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