Editorial illustration for Spiegeloog, Department of Psychology, University of Amsterdam. Cover illustration: MEANING.

meaning noun

/ˈmiːnɪŋ/

1. the thing one intends to convey especially by language

2. implied or explicit significance

3. important or worthwhile quality; purpose

 

Personal meaning is liquid. Influenced by our environment and time in which we live. When we exchange personal meaning we create and changes our collective meaning.