opinion  

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  • Pronunciation of opinion: AH0 P IH1 N Y AH0 N (ə'pɪnjən)

  • Number of syllables of opinion: 3

  • Definition of opinion

    • (n): the reason for a court''s judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)  
    • (n): a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"  
    • (n): a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"  
    • (n): a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people; "he asked for a poll of public opinion"  
    • (n): the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision; "opinions are usually written by a single judge"  
    • (n): 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; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"  
  • Examples of opinion

    • I know the firsthand public opinion.  
    • Canvassing requires the solicitation of an opinion.  
    • The reviewers had the same opinion.  
    • I proffered my opinion.  
    • She continues asserting her opinion.  
    • He disclaimed my opinion.  
    • Opinion must be reliably sourced.  
    • His opinion was disclaimed.  
    • A man hold on to dissentient opinion.  
    • Don't misguide users to your opinion  

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