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opinionatedness

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  1. 1 a steadfast adherence to an opinion, purpose, or course of action in spite of reason, arguments, or persuasion guests on that political talk show seem to be far more prized for their uninhibited opinionatedness than for any trace of reasonableness Synonyms bullheadedness, doggedness, hardheadedness, intransigence, mulishness, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinateness, obstinacy, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pigheadedness, self-opinionatedness, self-will, stubbornness, willfulnessRelated Words anal-retentiveness, perverseness, perversity, waywardness, wrongheadedness; adamancy (also adamance), determination, implacability, inexorability, inflexibility, inveteracy, perseverence, persistence, persistency, relentlessness, resolve, single-mindedness, steadfastness, stick-to-itiveness, tenaciousness, tenacity; firmness, hardness, rigor, rigorousness, sternness, strictness; narrow-mindedness, rigidity, rigidness; bloody-mindedness [chiefly British], cantankerousness, contrariness, cussedness; balkiness, contumacy, defiance, disobedience, frowardness, immovability, immovableness, insubordination, intractibility, obstreperousness, rebelliousness, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, refractoriness, unrulinessNear Antonyms broad-mindedness, open-mindedness, reasonability, reasonableness, receptiveness, receptivity; acceptance, acquiescence, flexibility, pliability, pliableness, pliancy, pliantness; compliance, docility, obedience, subordinateness, subordination; submission, surrender, willingness, yielding; slavishness, subservience, subserviency

  2. 2 stubborn or intolerant adherence to one's opinions or prejudices in matters of religion, she seems to confuse self-righteous opinionatedness with godly devotion Synonyms dogmatism, illiberalism, illiberality, illiberalness, intolerance, intolerantness, narrow-mindedness, bigotry, partisanship, sectarianism, small-mindednessRelated Words conservatism, reactionaryism; insularism, insularity, parochialism, provincialismNear Antonyms progressiveness, progressivismAntonyms broad-mindedness, liberalism, liberality, open-mindedness, tolerance


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