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  1. of, relating to, or of the nature of opinion.
  2. opinionated.
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Origin of opinionative

First recorded in 1540–50; opinion + -ative
Related formso·pin·ion·a·tive·ly, adverbo·pin·ion·a·tive·ness, nounnon·o·pin·ion·a·tive, adjectivenon·o·pin·ion·a·tive·ly, adverbnon·o·pin·ion·a·tive·ness, noun
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Related Words for opinionative

tenacious, steadfast, unyielding, inflexible, intransigent, recalcitrant, dogmatic, willful, adamant, headstrong, hardened, dogged, convinced, firm, resolved, cantankerous, contradictory, contrary, contumacious, hard

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Historical Examples of opinionative

  • She was the least selfish of human beings, the least opinionative, the most good-natured.

    The Bertrams

    Anthony Trollope

  • Subgenus: a division within a genus, based upon a character not sufficient for generic separation; opinionative.

  • The State legislatures would become inquisitive, opinionative, and probably factious.

  • Another is, when the opinionative approbation of the mind, and honouring God with the lips and knee, are mistaken for true love.

  • And meditating inordinately on light and controverted opinions, makes light, opinionative, contentious professors.

British Dictionary definitions for opinionative


adjective rare
  1. of or relating to opinion
  2. another word for opinionated
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Derived Formsopinionatively, adverbopinionativeness, noun
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