- opinionated (adj.) "obstinate," c.1600, pp. adjective from OPINIONATE (Cf. opinionate).
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Opinionated — O*pin ion*a ted, a. Stiff in opinion; firmly or unduly adhering to one s own opinion or to preconceived notions; obstinate in opinion. Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
opinionated — index dogmatic, illiberal, inexorable, inflexible, narrow, obdurate, parochial, prejudicial, pretentious … Law dictionary
opinionated — [adj] believing very strongly and conveying it adamant, arbitrary, assertive, biased, bigoted, bossy, bullheaded*, cocksure*, cocky*, conceited, dictatorial, doctrinaire, dogmatic, hard line*, high handed, inflexible, intransigent, locked in*,… … New thesaurus
opinionated — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ assertively dogmatic in one s views … English terms dictionary
opinionated — [ə pin′yənāt΄id, ō pin′yənāt΄id] adj. holding unreasonably or obstinately to one s own opinions opinionatedly adv. opinionatedness n … English World dictionary
opinionated — [[t]əpɪ̱njəneɪtɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you describe someone as opinionated, you mean that they have very strong opinions and refuse to accept that they may be wrong. She seemed frail but as strongly opinionated and prone to arguments as ever...… … English dictionary
opinionated — See opinionated, opinionative … Dictionary of problem words and expressions
opinionated — Synonyms and related words: antiblack, balking, balky, biased, bigoted, bulldogged, bulletheaded, bullheaded, case hardened, chauvinistic, cocksure, colored, conceited, dictatorial, doctrinaire, doctrinarian, dogged, dogmatic, dogmatizing,… … Moby Thesaurus
opinionated — o|pin|ion|at|ed [əˈpınjəneıtıd] adj expressing very strong opinions about things ▪ I found him very arrogant and opinionated … Dictionary of contemporary English
opinionated — o|pin|ion|at|ed [ ə pınjə,neıtəd ] adjective someone who is opinionated has very strong opinions that they refuse to change even when they are clearly unreasonable … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English