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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-pin-yuh-ney-tiv]
    • /əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪv/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-pin-yuh-ney-tiv]
    • /əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪv/

Definitions of opinionative word

  • adjective opinionative of, relating to, or of the nature of opinion. 1
  • abbreviation OPINIONATIVE opinionated. 1
  • noun opinionative Of, pertaining to, being, or expressing opinion. 1
  • adjective opinionative of or relating to opinion 0
  • adjective opinionative of, or having the nature of, opinion 0
  • abbreviation OPINIONATIVE opinionated 0

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Origin of opinionative

First appearance:

before 1540
One of the 30% oldest English words
First recorded in 1540-50; opinion + -ative

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Parts of speech for Opinionative


opinionative popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 73% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

opinionative usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for opinionative

adjective opinionative

  • determined — of unwavering mind; resolute; firm
  • stubborn — unreasonably obstinate; obstinately unmoving: a stubborn child.
  • adamant — If someone is adamant about something, they are determined not to change their mind about it.
  • dogmatic — relating to or of the nature of a dogma or dogmas or any strong set of principles concerning faith, morals, etc., as those laid down by a church; doctrinal: We hear dogmatic arguments from both sides of the political spectrum.
  • headstrong — determined to have one's own way; willful; stubborn; obstinate: a headstrong young man.

Antonyms for opinionative

adjective opinionative

  • amenable — If you are amenable to something, you are willing to do it or accept it.
  • flexible — capable of being bent, usually without breaking; easily bent: a flexible ruler.
  • obedient — obeying or willing to obey; complying with or submissive to authority: an obedient son.
  • pliant — bending readily; flexible; supple; adaptable: She manipulated the pliant clay.
  • soft — yielding readily to touch or pressure; easily penetrated, divided, or changed in shape; not hard or stiff: a soft pillow.

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