Distinctive vs Subjective - What's the difference?

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As adjectives the difference between distinctive and subjective

is that distinctive is that serves to distinguish between things while subjective is pertaining to subjects as opposed to objects (a subject'' is one who perceives or is aware; an ''object is the thing perceived or the thing that the subject is aware of).

distinctive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • that serves to distinguish between things
  • that is characteristic or typical of something
  • subjective

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pertaining to subjects as opposed to objects (A subject'' is one who perceives or is aware; an ''object is the thing perceived or the thing that the subject is aware of.)
  • Formed, as in opinions, based upon a person's feelings or intuition, not upon observation or reasoning; coming more from within the observer than from observations of the external environment.
  • Resulting from or pertaining to personal mindsets or experience, arising from perceptive mental conditions within the brain and not necessarily or directly from external stimuli.
  • * {{quote-magazine, date=2013-08-03, volume=408, issue=8847, magazine=(The Economist)
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  • Lacking in reality or substance.
  • As used by (Carl Jung), the innate worldview orientation of the introverted personality types.
  • (philosophy, psychology) Experienced by a person mentally and not directly verifiable by others.
  • Antonyms

    * objective