Definition of Weltanschauung noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Weltanschauung

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈveltænʃaʊʊŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveltænʃaʊʊŋ//
 
(pl. Weltanschauungen
BrE BrE//ˈveltænʃaʊʊŋən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈveltænʃaʊʊŋən//
 
)
(from German, formal)
 
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a particular philosophy or view of life Word OriginGerman, from Welt ‘world’ + Anschauung ‘perception’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Weltanschauung