- A personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty.
- usage: "my opinion differs from yours"; "I am not of your persuasion"; "what are your thoughts on Haiti"
- A message expressing a belief about something; the expression of a belief that is held with confidence but not substantiated by positive knowledge or proof.
- usage: "his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page"
- synonyms: view
- A belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people.
- usage: "he asked for a poll of public opinion"
- The legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision.
- usage: "opinions are usually written by a single judge"
- The reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself.
- synonyms: ruling
- A vague idea in which some confidence is placed.
- usage: "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying"
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