But periodically he forgot the utter uselessness of arguing with the opinionated old man.
I never knew you thought of me as anything but a housekeeper - an opinionated one at that.
Here as elsewhere in his dominions his intentions were excellent, but his reforming zeal outran discretion, and his hasty and self-opinionated interferences with treaty rights and traditional privileges ended in provoking opposition and disaster.
He was a fighter through and through, and his courage was superb; but he was indiscreet in utterance, impolitic in management, opinionated, self-confident, and uncompromising in nature and methods.
By writing an opinionated essay, Joe hoped to proselytize his classmates to have better manners.