opinionated

[ uh-pin-yuh-ney-tid ]
/ əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪd /

adjective

obstinate or conceited with regard to the merit of one's own opinions; conceitedly dogmatic.

Nearby words

  1. opiniated,
  2. opinicus,
  3. opinion,
  4. opinion poll,
  5. opinionate,
  6. opinionative,
  7. opinioned,
  8. opioid,
  9. opioid epidemic,
  10. opiomelanocortin

Origin of opinionated

1595–1605; obsolete opinionate to possess or form an opinion (see opinion, -ate1) + -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for opinionated

opinionated

/ (əˈpɪnjəˌneɪtɪd) /

adjective

holding obstinately and unreasonably to one's own opinions; dogmatic
Derived Formsopinionatedly, adverbopinionatedness, noun

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Word Origin and History for opinionated

opinionated

adj.

"obstinate," c.1600, past participle adjective from opinionate.

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