matter of opinion


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matter of opinion

n
a point open to question; a debatable statement
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Yes; and we had before agreed that anything of this kind which we might find was to be described as matter of opinion, and not as matter of knowledge; being the intermediate flux which is caught and detained by the intermediate faculty.
"That," Francis said coldly, "is a matter of opinion."
"That is a matter of opinion," Miss Pink interposed.
"That must be a matter of opinion," said the Tin Woodman.
I wish to state, also, not as a correction, but as matter of opinion, that Mount Hermon is not a striking or picturesque mountain by any means, being too near the height of its immediate neighbors to be so.
'That's a mere matter of opinion,' said the Notary, shrugging his shoulders.
It will always be a matter of opinion and compromise, requiring much skill and much patience.
That,' remarked Fledgeby, with his hands in the Turkish trousers, 'is matter of opinion.'
"Well, the position may be a matter of opinion; but what do you think of the likeness?"
'Aye, aye,' said the little man; 'that's a matter of opinion, you know, and we won't dispute about terms; because of course you can't be expected to view these subjects with a professional eye.
"A matter of opinion, my dear Bunny; I don't mean it for rot.
Reality is increasingly becoming a matter of opinion, of course, and the weaponisation of fake news what we used to call propaganda in simpler times is a primary instrument in the information wars of the modern era.