public opinion

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of public opinion

: what most people think about something
  • The company has been unsuccessful in its efforts to sway/change public opinion.

Word by Word Definitions

public play
  1. : exposed to general view : open

  2. : well-known, prominent

  3. : perceptible, material

  1. : a place accessible or visible to the public

  2. : the people as a whole : populace

  3. : a group of people having common interests or characteristics

opinion play
  1. : a view, judgment, or appraisal formed in the mind about a particular matter

  2. : approval, esteem

  3. : belief stronger than impression and less strong than positive knowledge


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