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1. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.

Synonyms

  • eyes
  • preconception
  • sentiment
  • politics
  • preconceived idea
  • persuasion
  • idea
  • preconceived notion
  • belief
  • mind
  • view
  • preconceived opinion
  • prepossession
  • pole
  • political sympathies
  • judgment
  • thought
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • disobey
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Opinion

  • virginian
  • dominion
  • pinyan
  • minion
  • kinyon
  • kinion
  • binion

How do you pronounce opinion?

Pronounce opinion as əˈpɪnjən.

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How do you spell opinion? Is it oppinion ?

A common misspelling of opinion is oppinion

Example sentences of the word opinion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Accountants are required to express an opinion as to the long-term survivability of the company.

Quotes containing the word opinion


1. I don't ever give my opinion. Opinions I have about anything are in my personal life.
- Al Pacino

2. As a longtime fan of talk radio, I'm very worried about the low opinion that conservative hosts and callers have of the American artist. Art is portrayed as a scam, a rip-off and snow job pushed by snobbish elites.
- Camille Paglia

3. A baby is God's opinion that life should go on.
- Carl Sandburg

2. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof.

Synonyms

  • message
  • supposition
  • content
  • guess
  • surmisal
  • substance
  • conjecture
  • hypothesis
  • speculation
  • side
  • position
  • view
  • surmise
  • subject matter

Antonyms

  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness
  • approval
  • divergent thinking

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people.

Synonyms

  • popular opinion
  • vox populi
  • public opinion

Antonyms

  • disrespect
  • disesteem
  • cathode
  • pull

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision.

Synonyms

  • judgment
  • official document
  • concurring opinion
  • instrument
  • fatwah
  • majority opinion
  • dictum
  • legal instrument
  • dissenting opinion
  • obiter dictum
  • legal opinion
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • oxidise
  • reversal
  • judgment in rem
  • affirmation

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself).

Synonyms

  • fatwa
  • judicial decision
  • ruling
  • judgement

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • dissuasion
  • conception
  • misconception

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. opinion

noun. ['əˈpɪnjən'] a vague idea in which some confidence is placed.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • presence
  • thought
  • idea
  • belief
  • impression
  • suspicion
  • notion
  • effect
  • intuition
  • hunch

Antonyms

  • forget
  • nonintellectual
  • stupidity
  • intellectual

Etymology

  • opinion (Middle English (1100-1500))
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