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objective
used in The Fountainhead

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an objective viewpoint
Definition
fact-based without the influence of personal feelings or preferences
  • Really, you know, I've had much more experience and I've got more of a standing in the profession, don't mind my saying it—I'm only speaking objectively—but I wouldn't dare take such a step.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (24% in)
  • It's natural for you to be a little contrite—a normal reflex—but we must look at it objectively, we're grownup, rational people, nothing is too serious, we can't really help what we do, we're conditioned that way, we just charge it off to experience and go on from there.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (64% in)

There are no more uses of "objective" flagged with this meaning in The Fountainhead.

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  • Go fancy on the trimmings, but hang on to the main objective.
    4.14 — Part 4 Chapter 14 (94% in)
  • He gave his readers the impression that there were no problems, no achievements, no reaches of thought beyond the common daily routine of people nameless in the past as they were in the present; that science had no goal and no expression beyond its influence on this routine; that merely by living through their own obscure days his readers were representing and achieving all the highest objectives of any civilization.
    1.6 — Part 1 Chapter 6 (6% in)
  • Thirty-five floors, and anything he'll wish to make it cost, money no objective, just art, free art.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (45% in)
  • He stood, bracing his thin little body against the violence of the nozzle jerking in his hands, never allowing it to leave its objective until he felt satisfied; then he let it drop, the water hissing through the grass, and made two steps toward the porch, and stopped, waiting, his head high, delivering himself for punishment.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (3% in)
  • Here they did not talk so much about the proletariat, but merely rebelled against the tyranny of reality and of the objective.
    2.9 — Part 2 Chapter 9 (96% in)
  • I think architects should stop money grubbing and give a little time to government work and broader objectives.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (26% in)

There are no more uses of "objective" in The Fountainhead.

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