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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 of opinionatedness bullheadedness, doggedness, hardheadedness, intransigence, mulishness, obduracy, obdurateness, obstinateness, obstinacy, pertinaciousness, pertinacity, pigheadedness, self-opinionatedness, self-will, stubbornness, willfulnessWords Related to opinionatedness 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 of opinionatedness 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 of opinionatedness dogmatism, illiberalism, illiberality, illiberalness, intolerance, intolerantness, narrow-mindedness, bigotry, partisanship, sectarianism, small-mindednessWords Related to opinionatedness conservatism, reactionaryism; insularism, insularity, parochialism, provincialismNear Antonyms of opinionatedness progressiveness, progressivismAntonyms of opinionatedness broad-mindedness, liberalism, liberality, open-mindedness, tolerance


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