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The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
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  1. The state or feeling of having no confidence or certainty about something; distrust:
  2. The act or an instance of suspecting something on little or no evidence:
  3. The feeling or state of mind of a person who suspects
Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
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  1. Mental acceptance of and conviction in the truth, actuality, or validity of something:
  2. Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
  3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
A belief; opinion; view
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  1. A belief; opinion; view
  2. A mental image; an idea or conception:
  3. A mental image; general idea
An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
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  1. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:
  2. That which is worked toward or sought; object; aim; goal
  3. An examination using the eyes; a look:
The mental position from which things are viewed and judged; point of view
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  1. The mental position from which things are viewed and judged; point of view
The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
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  1. The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
  2. A thought, opinion, judgment, or attitude, usually the result of careful consideration, but often colored with emotion
  3. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
(Law) The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
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  1. (Law) The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
  2. The state or appearance of being convinced:
  3. The act or process by which a judge or jury finds someone guilty of an offense. See also judgment.
A strong belief; conviction
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  1. A strong belief; conviction
  2. A party, faction, or group holding to a particular set of ideas or beliefs.
  3. (Informal) Kind, sort, sex, etc.
The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
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  1. The ability to form or understand mental concepts and abstractions:
  2. Something conceived in the mind or believed by a group of people; a concept, thought, or belief:
  3. The beginning or formation of an idea or plan:
In the philosophy of Hegel, absolute truth; the complete and ultimate product of reason.
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  1. In the philosophy of Hegel, absolute truth; the complete and ultimate product of reason.
  2. (Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
  1. Reflection; thought; posit.
  2. Thought, imagination, or conjecture, which may be based upon feeble or scanty evidence; suspicion; guess.
  3. An idea or opinion formed from evidence that is neither positive nor conclusive; conjecture; guess
(Printing) All the copies of a publication printed at one time from the same set of type.
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  1. (Printing) All the copies of a publication printed at one time from the same set of type.
  2. An effect, feeling, or image retained as a consequence of experience:
  3. An effect produced, as on the mind or senses, by some force or influence
(Countable) That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
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  1. (Countable) That which is inferred; a truth or proposition drawn from another which is admitted or supposed to be true; a conclusion; a deduction.
  2. The act of reasoning from factual knowledge or evidence.
  3. The act or process of deriving logical conclusions from premises known or assumed to be true.
Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
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  1. Opinion or judgment based on inconclusive or incomplete evidence; guesswork.
  2. An opinion or conclusion based on guesswork:
  3. An inference, theory, or prediction based on guesswork; guess
Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
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  1. Any action, practice, or thing, toward which one is inclined
  2. A characteristic disposition or tendency to act in a certain way; a propensity:
  3. A particular disposition or bent of mind; bias; tendency
The sense of touch:
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  1. The sense of touch:
  2. The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art:
  3. Appreciative regard or understanding:
The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
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  1. The mental faculty through which whims, visions, and fantasies are summoned up; imagination, especially of a whimsical or fantastic nature.
  2. An arbitrary idea; notion; caprice; whim
  3. Something imagined or invented by the mind:
Something imagined.
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  1. Something imagined.
The act of supposing.
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  1. The act of supposing.
  2. Something supposed; assumption; hypothesis
The act of taking for or on oneself, especially accepting, or agreeing to take the responsibility for, the obligation of another.
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  1. The act of taking for or on oneself, especially accepting, or agreeing to take the responsibility for, the obligation of another.
  2. The act of taking for granted:
  3. Something taken for granted or accepted as true without proof; a supposition:
An act or instance of guessing.
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  1. An act or instance of guessing.
  2. A judgment or estimate formed by guessing; conjecture; surmise
  3. A prediction about the outcome of something, typically made without factual evidence or support.
A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.
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  1. A set of theorems that constitute a systematic view of a branch of mathematics.
  2. The branch of a science or art consisting of its explanatory statements, accepted principles, and methods of analysis, as opposed to practice:
  3. A speculative idea or plan as to how something might be done
A formal and lengthy research paper, esp. a work of original research written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree
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  1. A formal and lengthy research paper, esp. a work of original research written in partial fulfillment of the requirements for a master's degree
  2. A hypothetical proposition, especially one put forth without proof.
  3. A dissertation advancing an original point of view as a result of research, especially as a requirement for an academic degree.
(Math., Physics) A proposition embodying something to be proved
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  1. (Math., Physics) A proposition embodying something to be proved
  2. A mathematical statement whose truth can be proved on the basis of a given set of axioms or assumptions.
  3. An idea that has been demonstrated as true or is assumed to be so demonstrable.
Something postulated; assumption or axiom
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  1. Something postulated; assumption or axiom
  2. A fundamental element; a basic principle.
  3. Something assumed without proof as being self-evident or generally accepted, especially when used as a basis for an argument:
Something taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation; an assumption.
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  1. Something taken to be true for the purpose of argument or investigation; an assumption.
  2. An unproved theory, proposition, supposition, etc. tentatively accepted to explain certain facts or (working hypothesis) to provide a basis for further investigation, argument, etc.
  3. A statement that explains or makes generalizations about a set of facts or principles, usually forming a basis for possible experiments to confirm its viability.
  1. An attitude, opinion, or set of beliefs.
  2. A position from which something is seen; outlook; standpoint.
  3. (Literary theory) The perspective from which a narrative is related.
The act of presuming or accepting something as true:
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  1. The act of presuming or accepting something as true:
  2. (Law) A conclusion applied by law as to the correctness of some fact, ordinarily subject to rebuttal by contrary evidence.
  3. A legal assumption that something is a fact based upon another proven fact or set thereof. The presumption is given sufficient weight, once established, that an even greater amount of evidence to the contrary would be needed in order to contravene it. It has the effect of shifting the burden of proof or that of producing evidence to the opposing party. See inference. A legal assumption that something is a fact based upon another proven fact or set thereof. The presumption is given sufficient weight, once established, that an even greater amount of evidence to the contrary would be needed in order to contravene it. It has the effect of shifting the burden of proof or that of producing evidence to the opposing party. See inference.
The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
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  1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
  2. Focus of thought; attention:
  3. The thought processes characteristic of a person or group; psychological makeup:
An opinion or judgment:
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  1. An opinion or judgment:
  2. The amount, extent, position, size, or value reached in an estimate:
  3. Esteem; regard
The act or an instance of appraising.
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  1. The act or an instance of appraising.
  2. An appraised value or price; esp., an expert valuation for taxation, tariff duty, sale, etc.; estimate
  3. A judgment or assessment of the value of something, especially a formal one.
(Computing, programming) Determination of the value of a variable or expression.
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  1. (Computing, programming) Determination of the value of a variable or expression.
  2. (Mathematics) A completion of a mathematical operation; a valuation.
  3. An assessment, such as an annual personnel performance review used as the basis for a salary increase or bonus, or a summary of a particular situation.
An act or instance of concluding; final arrangement (of a pact, treaty, etc.)
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  1. An act or instance of concluding; final arrangement (of a pact, treaty, etc.)
  2. (Law) The findings of a court as to the existence of an alleged fact or the application of a particular law
  3. The result or outcome of an act or process:
The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
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  1. The mental act, condition, or habit of placing trust or confidence in another:
  2. Anything believed or accepted as true; esp., a creed, doctrine, or tenet
  3. Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
(Law) The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
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  1. (Law) The judgment of a jury or judge that a person is guilty of a crime as charged.
  2. The state or appearance of being convinced:
  3. The act or process by which a judge or jury finds someone guilty of an offense. See also judgment.
The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art:
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  1. The emotions thought to be conveyed or intended by a work of art:
  2. The sense of touch:
  3. Appreciative regard or understanding:
(Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
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  1. (Philos.) According to Plato, any of the unchanging, eternal, intelligible models or archetypes of which all material things are only imperfect imitations and from which their existence derives: in modern philosophy, used variously to mean the immediate object of thought, absolute truth, etc.
  2. A plan, purpose, or goal:
  3. A sense that something can happen; a notion or expectation:
The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
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  1. The part or faculty of a person by which one feels, perceives, thinks, remembers, desires, and imagines:
  2. Focus of thought; attention:
  3. The thought processes characteristic of a person or group; psychological makeup:
A mental image; an idea or conception:
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  1. A mental image; an idea or conception:
  2. A belief; opinion; view
  3. A mental image; general idea
A strong belief; conviction
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  1. A strong belief; conviction
  2. A party, faction, or group holding to a particular set of ideas or beliefs.
  3. (Informal) Kind, sort, sex, etc.
The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
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  1. The manner in which a person or thing is placed or posed, or the manner in which parts are arranged [a dog in a sitting position]; specif., any of various customary postures assumed by an individual [the lotus position] or a couple [the missionary position]
  2. The way in which something is placed:
  3. A point of view or attitude on a certain question:
The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
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  1. The thought or meaning behind something said, done, or given, as distinct from the literal statement, act, etc.
  2. A thought, opinion, judgment, or attitude, usually the result of careful consideration, but often colored with emotion
  3. A thought, view, or attitude, especially one based mainly on emotion instead of reason:
A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
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  1. A way of showing or seeing something, as from a particular position or angle:
  2. An examination using the eyes; a look:
  3. An individual and personal perception, judgment, or interpretation; an opinion:

Synonym Study

  • Persuasion refers to a strong belief that is unshakable because one wishes to believe in its truth
  • Sentiment (often in the plural) suggests an opinion that is the result of deliberation but is colored with emotion
  • A conviction is a strong belief about whose truth one has no doubts I have a conviction of your innocence
  • View suggests an opinion affected by one's personal manner of looking at things she gave us her views on life
  • Belief refers to the mental acceptance of an idea or conclusion, often a doctrine or dogma proposed to one for acceptance religious beliefs
  • Opinion applies to a conclusion or judgment which, while it remains open to dispute, seems true or probable to one's own mind it's my opinion that he'll agree
Find another word for opinion. In this page you can discover 49 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for opinion, like: suspicion, belief, notion, view, viewpoint, sentiment, conviction, persuasion, conception, idea and surmise.