[self-uh-pin-yuh n, self-]
- opinion of oneself, especially when unduly high.
Origin of self-opinion
First recorded in 1570–80
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Examples from the Web for self-opinion
She was entirely unconscious of the arrogance of self-opinion that was in all she said.Hester, Volume 1 (of 3)
I should be sorry to shock your self-opinion, but you were never more mistaken.Rob Roy, Volume 1., Illustrated
Sir Walter Scott
My self-opinion rises much by your eulogy of my social qualities.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. III
We feel faint and heartless, and without the smallest degree of self-opinion.
If I should ever attain to the degree of self-opinion requisite to such an undertaking, I shall labour at it with pleasure.The Works of William Cowper