Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Holding stubbornly and often unreasonably to one's own opinions.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as opinionate, and now the usual form.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Stiff in opinion; firmly or unduly adhering to one's own opinion or to preconceived notions; obstinate in opinion.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Having very strong opinions.
  • adjective Holding to one's own opinion obstinately, stubbornly and unreasonably

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective obstinate in your opinions

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Probably from Early Modern English opinionate,, opinionated (opinion + –ate) + –ed.]

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