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metaperspective

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

meta- +‎ perspective

NounEdit

metaperspective (plural metaperspectives)

  1. (psychology) The perspective that one believes another person to attribute to him or her.
    • 1981, Dennis R Smith, Lewis Keith Williamson, Interpersonal communication: roles, rules, strategies, and games
      The husband's metaperspective is his view of his wife's view of her relationship with him.
    • 2007, Sophia Jowett, David Lavallee, Social psychology in sport
      The metaperspective aims to assess the degree to which one relationship member can accurately infer the other member's closeness, commitment, and complementarity.