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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sub·jec·tive /(ˌ)səbˈʤɛktɪv/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·jec·tive a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a subject.
 2. Especially, pertaining to, or derived from, one's own consciousness, in distinction from external observation; ralating to the mind, or intellectual world, in distinction from the outward or material excessively occupied with, or brooding over, one's own internal states.
 Note:In the philosophy of the mind, subjective denotes what is to be referred to the thinking subject, the ego; objective, what belongs to the object of thought, the non-ego. See Objective, a., 2.
 3. Lit. & Art Modified by, or making prominent, the individuality of a writer or an artist; as, a subjective drama or painting; a subjective writer.
 Syn: -- See Objective.
 Subjective sensation Physiol., one of the sensations occurring when stimuli due to internal causes excite the nervous apparatus of the sense organs, as when a person imagines he sees figures which have no objective reality.
 -- Sub*jec*tive*ly, adv. -- Sub*jec*tive*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: taking place within the mind and modified by individual
             bias; "a subjective judgment" [ant: objective]
      2: of a mental act performed entirely within the mind; "a
         cognition is an immanent act of mind" [syn: immanent]
         [ant: transeunt]