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weltanschauung (n.)

1868 (William James), from German Weltanschauung, from welt "world" (see world) + anschauung "perception" (related to English show).

updated on March 31, 2014

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Definitions of weltanschauung from WordNet

Weltanschauung (n.)
a comprehensive view of the world and human life;
Synonyms: world view
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