Definition of opinion :
1. Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.
2. Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.
3. That which is opined; a notion or conviction founded on probable evidence; belief stronger than impression, less strong than positive knowledge; settled judgment in regard to any point of knowledge or action.
4. The formal decision, or expression of views, of a judge, an umpire, a counselor, or other party officially called upon to consider and decide upon a matter or point submitted.
5. The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.
6. To opine.
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belief (part of speech: noun)
idea (part of speech: noun)
topic (part of speech: noun)
inference, principle, text, question, theorem, idea, concept, point, subject, assumption, theme, matter, presumption, issue, basis, problem, consideration, statement, paradigm, exposition, motif, topic, belief, axiom, query
dissertation (part of speech: noun)
contention, essay, hypothesis, article, discussion, thesis, position, assertion, argument, examination, research, commentary, criticism, analysis, conjecture, postulation, interpolation, premise, dissertation, critique
- It's my opinion- whatever that's worth! - "The Chestermarke Instinct", J. S. Fletcher.
- This, however, would not have troubled her- she was so entirely of the same opinion herself. - "Delia Blanchflower", Mrs. Humphry Ward.
- " Upon my soul," he said with a laugh, " you must have a nice opinion of both of us." - "Sanctuary", Edith Wharton.