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1. Of, based on, or of the nature of an opinion.
2. Opinionated.

o·pin′ion·a′tive·ly adv.
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1. of or relating to opinion
2. another word for opinionated
oˈpinionatively adv
oˈpinionativeness n
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(əˈpɪn yəˌneɪ tɪv)

1. of, pertaining to, or of the nature of opinion.
2. opinionated.
o•pin′ion•a`tive•ly, adv.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.opinionative - obstinate in your opinions
narrow-minded, narrow - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"
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