[self-op-uh-rey-ting, self-] /ˌsɛlfˈɒp əˌreɪ tɪŋ, ˈsɛlf-/
[self-uh-pin-yuh n, self-] /ˈsɛlf əˈpɪn yən, ˌsɛlf-/ noun 1. opinion of oneself, especially when unduly high.
[self-uh-pin-yuh-ney-tid, self-] /ˌsɛlf əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪd, ˈsɛlf-/ adjective 1. conceited; having an inordinately high regard for oneself, one’s own opinions, views, etc. 2. stubborn or obstinate in holding to one’s own opinions, views, etc. self-opinionated adjective 1. having an unduly high regard for oneself or one’s own opinions 2. clinging stubbornly to one’s own opinions
noun 1. the exercise of authority or power in a burdensome, cruel, or unjust manner. 2. an act or instance of oppressing or subjecting to cruel or unjust impositions or restraints. 3. the state of being oppressed. 4. the feeling of being heavily burdened, mentally or physically, by troubles, adverse conditions, anxiety, etc. noun 1. […]
verb (used with object) 1. to invest with ministerial or sacerdotal functions; confer holy orders upon. 2. to enact or establish by law, edict, etc.: to ordain a new type of government. 3. to decree; give orders for: He ordained that the restrictions were to be lifted. 4. (of God, fate, etc.) to destine or […]