Definition of Objectivity:

  1. Accounting: Accountants reliance on verifiable evidence (such as delivery notes, invoices, orders, physical counts, paper or electronic trail) in the measurement of financial results. Objectivity makes it possible to compare financial statements of different firms with an assurance of reliability and uniformity. Also called objective principle. See also accounting concepts.

  2. General: Striving (as far as possible or practicable) to reduce or eliminate biases, prejudices, or subjective evaluations by relying on verifiable data.

  3. The quality of being objective.

Synonyms of Objectivity

Impartiality, Absence of bias, Absence of prejudice, Fairness, Fair-mindedness, Equitableness, Equitability, Even-handedness, Justness, Justice, Open-mindedness, Disinterest, Disinterestedness, Detachment, Dispassion, Dispassionateness, Neutrality, Anesthesia, Autism, Catatonia, Chill, Chilliness, Cold blood, Cold heart, Coldheartedness, Coldness, Coolness, Deadpan, Detachment, Discreteness, Disinterest, Disinterestedness, Dispassion, Dispassionateness, Dullness, Emotional deadness, Emotionlessness, Equitability, Equitableness, Evenhandedness, Externality, Extraneousness, Extrinsicality, Fair-mindedness, Fairness, Foreignness, Frigidity, Frostiness, Heartlessness, Iciness, Immovability, Impartiality, Impassibility, Impassiveness, Impassivity, Impersonality, Indifference, Inexcitability, Justness, Lack of affect, Lack of feeling, Lack of touch, Neutrality, Nonsubjectivity, Obtuseness, Otherness, Outwardness, Passionlessness, Poker face, Self-absorption, Soullessness, Spiritlessness, Straight face, Unbiasedness, Unemotionalism, Unexcitability, Unfeeling, Unfeelingness, Unimpressibility, Unimpressionableness, Unopinionatedness, Unpassionateness, Unprejudicedness, Unresponsiveness, Unsusceptibility, Unsympatheticness, Untouchability, Withdrawal

How to use Objectivity in a sentence?

  1. Susan prided herself on her objectivity when disputes occurred in the family and she made a point of never showing favoritism to any one of her kids in particular.
  2. He tried to use objectivity when dealing with his sisters estate but his emotions would overwhelm him whenever he thought of her untimely demise.
  3. The piece lacked any objectivity.
  4. The judge had to recuse herself from the case due to her lack of objectivity since the defendant was her brother which presented a conflict of interest.

Meaning of Objectivity & Objectivity Definition