opinionate

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Etymology[edit]

From opinion +‎ -ate, perhaps after Middle French opinionner.

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opinionate (third-person singular simple present opinionates, present participle opinionating, simple past and past participle opinionated)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To have or express as an opinion; to opine.
  2. (reflexive) To have a given opinion.

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opinionate (comparative more opinionate, superlative most opinionate)

  1. (archaic) opinionated
    • 1815, Richard Brathwaite, Essays Upon the Five Senses: Revived by A New Supplement:
      May humility henceforth conduct me; for conceit of knowledge, through an opinionate arrogance, hath made me many times glory in my own ignorance.

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