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.
Last modified on 20 June 2013, at 13:58