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1. Obstinately insistent upon one's own opinions.
2. Vain; conceited.


or less commonly


1. having an unduly high regard for oneself or one's own opinions
2. clinging stubbornly to one's own opinions


or self`-opin′ioned,

1. having an inordinately high regard for oneself or one's own opinions; conceited.
2. stubborn or obstinate in holding to one's own opinions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.self-opinionated - obstinate in your opinions
narrow-minded, narrow - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"


[ˌselfəˈpɪnjəneɪtɪd] ADJterco


[ˌsɛlfəˈpɪnjəneɪtɪd] adjconvinto/a di avere sempre ragione
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Nothing else would satisfy this self-opinionated cherub.
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