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objective
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War and Peace
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objective
Used in
War and Peace
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  • A general does nothing but command the troops, indicates the objective, and hardly ever uses a weapon himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

Samples from Other Sources
  • By any objective analysis, you would have to agree that...

  • There were lots of rumors, but no objective evidence.

  • Complete objectivity is hard for people to attain when making personal decisions.

  • The bank insisted upon an objective appraisal of the house before they would give a loan.

  • The knife of subjectivity-and-objectivity had cut Quality in two and killed it as a working concept.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

  • In the book he talks about objectivity at least twice as a set of "shackles" that journalists have to break and shrug off in order to be truly responsible and carry out the kind of crusades that journalists need to carry out.
    Lynne V. Cheney  --  Telling the Truth  --  http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.18094,filter.all/pub_detail.asp(retrieved 06/29/06)

  • This was the stamp James Taggart had dreaded, from which there was no escape: the stamp and proof of objectivity.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

  • You`ll need to have the objectivity, and the sensitivity of a counselor to write the book that should be written on Hawkins Hollow…
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
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