- One's surroundings or environment; the outer world as perceived by organisms within it.
Etymology: From German German, Umwelt "environment".
- 1979: It seems that these S-E-A-Values are all about what ethnologists call the " the area of alarm around members of the brute creation, such as human beings. " Kyril Bonfiglioli, After You with the Pistol (Penguin 2001, p. 256)
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