standpoint


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the position from which something is observed or considered

Synonyms for standpoint

a mental position from which things are viewed

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He was a student of Kant and judged everything from the standpoint of pure reason.
Looked at from this standpoint, I almost reached the conclusion that often the Negro boy's birth and connection with an unpopular race is an advantage, so far as real life is concerned.
He did not purposely say things to please her, but whatever he was saying he regarded from her standpoint.
He found himself thinking of all the other things in life from a changed standpoint.
Coulson's standpoint, who was not used to the single eyeglass and somewhat drawling enunciation.
The blacks were not outraged from the standpoint of cleanliness; they often took baths in the cauldrons themselves.
What I want to know is, from a standpoint of business, is this failure necessary?
It bothered him, from the pain standpoint, scarcely at all, and it never entered his kinky head that his master did not know about it.
It would be a wise marriage from every standpoint, Freddie Drummond concluded when the engagement was consummated and announced.
to Baudoyer], "Monsieur le directeur, that few men see from the standpoint of a statesman.
Yet here, day after day for an hour after nones, and for an hour before vespers, he found himself in close communion with three maidens, all young, all fair, and all therefore doubly dangerous from the monkish standpoint.
But from the standpoint of the whole human race, is not all madness objectionable?
He has none of the dramatic power of Shakespeare, he cannot look through another's eyes, so he sees things only from one standpoint and that his own.
But in yet higher regions, everything is on a larger scale, the horizon widens, and from the standpoint where he is placed, the statesman ought to grasp the whole situation.
From this standpoint the drama may be said to have begun when the front doors of the house with the stable opened on the garden with the monkey tree, and a young girl came out with bread to feed the birds on the afternoon of Boxing Day.