a marker or other gauging of a being, state, feeling, or action which is free of subjective bias, meaning that, it isn't an opinion or ranking but a sole gauge of the situation or state.

OBJECTIVE INDICATOR: "Social workers often look for objective indicators to give them an idea of a child's wellbeing with regard to their home and family life."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECTIVE INDICATOR," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/objective-indicator/ (accessed September 20, 2021).