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noun as in perceiver

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Maybe, in the end, what makes a planet is in the eye of the beholder.

Just to push back a little, I can imagine someone saying, “Well, maybe balance is in the eye of the beholder.”

The difference between a throw and a blanket is in the eye of the beholder!

Which approach is right may be in the eye of the beholder, and overly restrictive approaches can have negative consequences.

From Digiday

As Oster put it, “all these kinds of numbers are in the eyes of the beholder.”

From Vox

Beauty, in his case at least, really is in the eye of the beholder.

I joined the Marines the week I turned 17, and that led to a few experiences that might qualify as adventure—eye of the beholder.

That decision will certainly be in the eye of partisan beholder.

But be warned, the action here is mostly in the eyes of the beholder.

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder, and we have some very pretty girls here.

Restoration is so perfect that the ordinary beholder would never know the tower had been touched.

Perspiration streamed from the founder, while the beholder crossed himself, in the shadow.

As a public force he was no longer a human being at all—he was a deformity, a spectre conjured up to bring fright to the beholder.

Sinister appearances; some strange, furtive glance seemed cast upon the beholder through that obscure mass up-piled.

The beholder had a vague sense of something advancing steadily towards him.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to beholder, such as: eyewitness, observer, onlooker, spectator, viewer, and watcher.

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