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[self-uh-pin-yuh n, self-]
  1. opinion of oneself, especially when unduly high.
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Origin of self-opinion

First recorded in 1570–80
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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Historical Examples of self-opinion

  • She was entirely unconscious of the arrogance of self-opinion that was in all she said.

    Hester, Volume 1 (of 3)

    Margaret Oliphant

  • I should be sorry to shock your self-opinion, but you were never more mistaken.

  • My self-opinion rises much by your eulogy of my social qualities.

  • 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.