OBJECTIVE REFERENCE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 1. the activity or state through which one word or idea is corresponded to another or to items in the world. 2. the authentic item or feeling which is comprehended by the senses. OBJECTIVE REFERENCE: "An objective reference is imperative to the senses." Related Psychology Terms CONGRUENT RETINAL POINTS, CORRIDOR ILLUSION OBLIQUE PARANOID-SCHIZOID POSITION CONTEXT THEORY OF MEANING PHENOMENAL MOTION PERCEPTUAL CONSTANCY AUDITORY BLENDING BASIC-LEVEL CATEGORY OBJECTIVE PHOBIC ANXIETY Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "OBJECTIVE REFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/objective-reference/ (accessed January 18, 2021).