American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. See worldview.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Lit., world view; a conception of the course of events in, and of the purpose of, the world as a whole, forming a philosophical view or apprehension of the universe; the general idea embodied in a cosmology.
- n. a comprehensive view of the world and human life
- German : Welt, world (from Middle High German wërlt, from Old High German weralt) + Anschauung, view (from Middle High German anschouwunge, observation, mystical contemplation : an-, on, at from Old High German ana-; see anlage + schouwunge, look from schouwen, to look at, from Old High German scouwōn). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Weltanschauung" -- A Story of THE PARABLE OF THE TRIBES and Academe yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '"Weltanschauung" -- A Story of THE PARABLE OF THE TRIBES and Academe'; yahooBuzzArticleSummary = 'Article: By leaving the beaten track in my way through academia thirty-five years ago, I got to see something about the real nature of America\'s academic institutions.”
“OpEdNews - Article: "Weltanschauung" -- A Story of THE PARABLE OF THE TRIBES and Academe”
“For humor, he has Laura Bush using the word "Weltanschauung," then saying, "pardon my French.”
“Entitled "Weltanschauung," this piece was written in the mid-1980s, about fifteen years after the experience it describes.”
“I still have trouble learning certain very ordinary compounded German words because the seem so much like sociological jargon of the "Weltanschauung" type.”
“The general intellectual climate in Holland required of the serious young man - or so it seemed to me - that he work himself through to a "Weltanschauung", a consistent view of the world.”
“Schopenhauer’s ethics, pity is elevated to the highest place among the virtues, and very consistently too, seeing that the Weltanschauung is a pessimistic one.”
“I will be trying to work the word "Weltanschauung" into conversation at dinner this evening.”
“He helped shape a psychological Weltanschauung which is now so thoroughly absorbed as to be a central stream of modernism.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘Weltanschauung’.
"Luciferous Logolepsy is a collection of over 9,000 obscure English words. Though the definition of an 'English' word might seem to be straightforward, it is not. There exist so many adopted, deriv...
Words to learn via rote repetition.
List of German words in the English language, not necessarily with the same meaning. For times you want to sound über-smart.
Looking for tweets for Weltanschauung.