contrary to popular opinion
Definition of contrary to popular opinion
: despite what many people think Contrary to popular opinion, fame does not always bring happiness.
Word by Word Definitions
: being so different as to be at opposite extremes : opposite
: being opposite to or in conflict with each other
: being not in conformity with what is usual or expected
: contrariwise, contrarily
: of or relating to the general public
: suitable to the majority: such as
: adapted to or indicative of the understanding and taste of the majority
: a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter
: approval, esteem
: belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge
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