Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A manner of viewing things; an attitude.
  • noun A position from which something is observed or considered; a standpoint.
  • noun The attitude or outlook of a narrator or character in a piece of literature, a movie, or another art form.

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  • noun A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.
  • noun An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs.
  • noun literary theory The perspective from which a narrative is related.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a mental position from which things are viewed
  • noun the spatial property of the position from which something is observed

Etymologies

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calqued on French phrase point de vue

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  • A writer must not shift your point of view.

    January 25, 2007