Definition of Worldview
(noun) The way an individual or group thinks about and interprets the world around them.
Example of Worldview
- A sociologist uses the sociological imagination to study and understand the universe.
- Plural: worldviews
- Variant spellings:
- world view
- Word origin of “worldview” – Online Etymology Dictionary: etymonline.com
- What’s the difference between “Weltanschauung” and “worldview”?: stackexchange.com
Cite the Definition of Worldview
ASA – American Sociological Association (5th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “worldview.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Retrieved May 29, 2023 (https://sociologydictionary.org/worldview/).
APA – American Psychological Association (6th edition)
worldview. (2014). In K. Bell (Ed.), Open education sociology dictionary. Retrieved from https://sociologydictionary.org/worldview/
Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date – Chicago Manual of Style (16th edition)
Bell, Kenton, ed. 2014. “worldview.” In Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Accessed May 29, 2023. https://sociologydictionary.org/worldview/.
MLA – Modern Language Association (7th edition)
“worldview.” Open Education Sociology Dictionary. Ed. Kenton Bell. 2014. Web. 29 May. 2023. <https://sociologydictionary.org/worldview/>.