[uh-pin-yuh-ney-tid] /əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪd/
obstinate or conceited with regard to the merit of one’s own ; conceitedly dogmatic.
holding obstinately and unreasonably to one’s own opinions; dogmatic
“obstinate,” c.1600, past participle adjective from opinionate.
[uh-poh-zuh-buh l] /əˈpoʊ zə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being placed to something else: the opposable thumb of primates. 2. capable of being resisted, fought, or . /əˈpəʊzəbəl/ adjective 1. capable of being opposed 2. Also apposable. (of the thumb of primates, esp man) capable of being moved into a position facing the other digits […]
[uh-pres-iv] /əˈprɛs ɪv/ adjective 1. burdensome, unjustly harsh, or tyrannical: an oppressive king; oppressive laws. 2. causing discomfort by being excessive, intense, elaborate, etc.: oppressive heat. 3. distressing or grievous: oppressive sorrows. /əˈprɛsɪv/ adjective 1. cruel, harsh, or tyrannical 2. heavy, constricting, or depressing adj. 1640s, from Medieval Latin oppressivus, from oppress-, past participle stem […]
[op-ti-kuh l] /ˈɒp tɪ kəl/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or applying or the principles of optics. 2. constructed to assist sight or to correct defects in vision. 3. of or relating to sight or vision; visual. 4. of or relating to the eye. 5. of or relating to an optician or opticians or to […]
- Non-optimal solution
(Or “sub-optimal solution”) An astoundingly stupid way to do something. This term is generally used in deadpan sarcasm, as its impact is greatest when the person speaking looks completely serious. See also Bad Thing. [Jargon File] (1994-12-13)