opinionated

adjective opin·ion·at·ed \ ə-ˈpin-yə-ˌnā-təd \

Definition of opinionated

:firmly or unduly adhering to one's own opinion or to preconceived notions
  • … focus groups, which tend to be dominated by the loudest and most opinionated people …
  • —James Surowiecki

opinionatedly

adverb

opinionatedness

noun

Examples of opinionated in a Sentence

  1. an articulate and opinionated critic

  2. People don't expect such opinionated commentary in what is supposed to a news article.

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First Known Use of opinionated

1597


OPINIONATED Defined for English Language Learners

opinionated

adjective

Definition of opinionated for English Language Learners

  • : expressing strong beliefs or judgments about something : having or showing strong opinions


OPINIONATED Defined for Kids

opinionated

adjective opin·ion·at·ed \ ə-ˈpin-yə-ˌnā-təd \

Definition of opinionated for Students

:having and expressing very strong ideas and opinions about things


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