Things that are subjective are open to interpretation. If you go see a movie about a jewel thief, the topic is not subjective. But whether it's a good movie or not is subjective.

Subjective things depend on your own ideas and opinions: there isn't any universal truth. Subjective is the opposite of objective, which refers to things that are more clear-cut. That Earth has one moon is objective — it's a fact. Whether the moon is pretty or not is subjective — not everyone will agree. Facts are objective, but opinions are subjective. What's the best song, band, movie, or TV show? These are all very subjective issues. There's no right answer.

Definitions of subjective

adj taking place within the mind and modified by individual bias

“a subjective judgment”
particular to a given individual
emanating from a person's emotions and prejudices
unobjective, unverifiable
(of e.g. evidence) not objective or easily verified
nonsubjective, objective
undistorted by emotion or personal bias; based on observable phenomena
scientifically detached; unemotional
impersonal, neutral
having no personal preference
capable of being verified
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adj of a mental act performed entirely within the mind

transeunt, transient
of a mental act; causing effects outside the mind

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