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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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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))

7. public

adjective. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] not private; open to or concerning the people as a whole.

Synonyms

  • state-supported
  • in the public eye
  • open
  • exoteric
  • national
  • unexclusive
  • overt
  • semipublic

Antonyms

  • private
  • esoteric
  • unfree
  • classified

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

8. public

noun. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] people in general considered as a whole.

Synonyms

  • people
  • admass
  • world
  • populace

Antonyms

  • bar
  • seal
  • close
  • bolt

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

9. public

adjective. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] affecting the people or community as a whole.

Antonyms

  • restricted

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

10. public

noun. ['ˈpʌblɪk'] a body of people sharing some common interest.

Antonyms

  • cork

Etymology

  • publik (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word public-opinion


1. Noun Phrase
While these are not authoritative or objective sources, public opinion can be of great help to businesses that pay attention and learn from comments relevant to their industry.

2. Noun Phrase
For example, when considering the fact that public officials face a lot of uncertainty in their jobs that challenges their decision-making, lobbyists know to provide information about current public opinion.

3. Noun Phrase
To influence public opinion, lobbyists and lobbyist groups may use social media campaigns, television publicity, newspaper and magazine advertisements and mass mailings to improve public image of the lobbied view.

4. Noun Phrase
An unrestricted press stands as a vital tool for the introduction and dissemination of political viewpoints and allows opposing stances to be sorted out through the sphere of public opinion and the voting process.

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