“to hold an opinion,” c.1600, from opinion + -ate (2); now surviving mostly in past participle adjective opinionated.
[uh-pin-yuh-ney-tid] /əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪd/ adjective 1. obstinate or conceited with regard to the merit of one’s own ; conceitedly dogmatic. /əˈpɪnjəˌneɪtɪd/ adjective 1. holding obstinately and unreasonably to one’s own opinions; dogmatic adj. “obstinate,” c.1600, past participle adjective from opinionate.
[uh-pin-yuh-ney-tiv] /əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or of the nature of . 2. . /əˈpɪnjənətɪv/ adjective (rare) 1. of or relating to opinion 2. another word for opinionated
[uh-pin-yuh nd] /əˈpɪn yənd/ adjective 1. having an , especially of a specified kind. 2. obstinate or dogmatic in one’s ; opinionated.
- Opinion poll
noun 1. another term for a poll (sense 3) noun a tally of public opinion that is gained from questioning a representative sample