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Definition of Opinion

Opinion

  1. 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.
  2. The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.
  3. Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.
  4. Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.
  5. 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.
  6. To opine.

Opinion Quotations

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth. - Marcus Aurelius
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
Marcus Aurelius

Opinion is the medium between knowledge and ignorance.
Plato

My psychiatrist told me I was crazy and I said I want a second opinion. He said okay, you're ugly too.
Rodney Dangerfield

The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion. - Arnold H. Glasow
The fewer the facts, the stronger the opinion.
Arnold H. Glasow

I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion about the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it.
Benjamin Franklin
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Opinion Translations

opinion in Afrikaans is opinie, opvatting, visie, mening
opinion in Danish is mening
opinion in Dutch is gedachte, mening, opinie, dunk, visie
opinion in German is Meinung, Stellungnahme, Meinung
opinion in Italian is veduta, parere, presa di posizione
opinion in Latin is sententia, opinio, iudicium