• A belief, judgment or perspective that a person has formed, either through objective or subjective reasoning, about a topic, issue, person or thing.
  • The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.
  • Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.
  • Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.
  • The formal decision, or expression of views, of a judge, an umpire, a doctor, or other party officially called upon to consider and decide upon a matter or point submitted.
  • a judicial opinion delivered by an Advocate General to the European Court of Justice where he or she proposes a legal solution to the cases for which the court is responsible


  • To have or express as an opinion.


  • From Middle English opinion, opinioun, from Anglo-Norman and Middle French opinion, from Latin opīniō, from opīnor. Displaced native .

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