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  Definition of opinion
  1. the reason for a court''s judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)
  2. a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
  3. a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty; "my opinion differs from yours"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti?"
  4. a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people; "he asked for a poll of public opinion"
  5. the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision; "opinions are usually written by a single judge"
  6. a message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof; "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
Similar Words: ruling, impression, feeling, belief, notion, sentiment, persuasion, view, thought, public opinion, popular opinion, vox populi, legal opinion, judgment, judgement

 

Hyponyms: Bakke decision, fatwa, presence, effect, first blush, intuition, hunch, suspicion, idea, judgment, judgement, mind, eyes, preconception, prepossession, parti pris, preconceived opinion, preconceived idea, preconceived notion, pole, politics, political sympathies, concurring opinion, dissenting opinion, majority opinion, fatwah, obiter dictum, dictum, adverse opinion, guess, conjecture, supposition, surmise, surmisal, speculation, hypothesis, side, position

 

Derivational Morphology: rule, find, believe, trust, feel, think, consider, conceive, opine, suppose, imagine, reckon, guess, see, view, regard, judge, adjudicate, try, speak up, animadvert, sound off

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: mišljenje   Bulgarian: мнение  
Chinese: 意见   Dutch: mening  
Finnish: mielipide   French: avis  
Georgian: აზრი   German: Meinung  
Greek: γνώμη   Hebrew: דיעה  
Hungarian: vélemény   Irish: tuairim  
Italian: opinione   Japanese: 意見  
Korean: 의견   Latin: opinio  
Latvian: viedoklis   Polish: opinia  
Portuguese: opinião   Romanian: părere  
Russian: мнение   Slovene: mnenje  
Spanish: opinión   Swedish: mening  
Yiddish: מיינונג  
 
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