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opinionated

Line breaks: opin¦ion|ated
Pronunciation: /əˈpɪnjəneɪtɪd
 
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Definition of opinionated in English:

adjective

Characterized by conceited assertiveness and dogmatism: an arrogant and opinionated man
More example sentences
  • They must beware of becoming dogmatic and opinionated and strive to keep an open mind and their opinions flexible.
  • Beware of a prejudiced and opinionated person who lacks originality.
  • Shriver has her narrator write in an uncompromisingly opinionated style.
Synonyms
dogmatic, of fixed views, of preconceived ideas, pontifical, doctrinaire, dictatorial, domineering, assertive, cocksure, pompous, self-important, adamant, arrogant;
inflexible, uncompromising, prejudiced, biased, bigoted

Origin

early 17th century: from the (rare) verb opinionate 'hold the opinion (that'), from opinion.

Derivatives

opinionatedness

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noun

Words that rhyme with opinionated

unilluminated

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