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Viewpoint vs. Opinion

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Viewpointnoun

The position from which something is observed or considered; an angle, outlook or point of view.

Opinionnoun

A subjective belief, judgment or perspective that a person has formed about a topic, issue, person or thing.

‘I would like to know your opinions on the new filing system.’; ‘In my opinion, white chocolate is better than milk chocolate.’; ‘Every man is a fool in some man's opinion.’;

Viewpointnoun

a mental position from which things are viewed;

‘we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians’; ‘teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events’;

Opinionnoun

The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.

Viewpointnoun

a place from which something can be viewed;

‘from that vantage point he could survey the whole valley’;

Opinionnoun

(obsolete) Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.

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Opinionnoun

(obsolete) Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.

Opinionnoun

The formal decision, or expression of views, of a judge, an umpire, a doctor, or other party officially called upon to consider and decide upon a matter or point submitted.

Opinionnoun

(European Union law) a judicial opinion delivered by an Advocate General to the European Court of Justice where he or she proposes a legal solution to the cases for which the court is responsible

Opinionverb

To have or express as an opinion.

Opinionnoun

That which is opined; a notion or conviction founded on probable evidence; belief stronger than impression, less strong than positive knowledge; settled judgment in regard to any point of knowledge or action.

‘Opinion is when the assent of the understanding is so far gained by evidence of probability, that it rather inclines to one persuasion than to another, yet not without a mixture of incertainty or doubting.’; ‘I can not put off my opinion so easily.’;

Opinionnoun

The judgment or sentiment which the mind forms of persons or things; estimation.

‘I have bought golden opinions from all sorts of people.’; ‘Friendship . . . gives a man a peculiar right and claim to the good opinion of his friend.’; ‘However, I have no opinion of those things.’;

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Opinionnoun

Favorable estimation; hence, consideration; reputation; fame; public sentiment or esteem.

‘Thou hast redeemed thy lost opinion.’; ‘This gained Agricola much opinion, who . . . had made such early progress into laborious . . . enterprises.’;

Opinionnoun

Obstinacy in holding to one's belief or impression; opiniativeness; conceitedness.

Opinionnoun

The formal decision, or expression of views, of a judge, an umpire, a counselor, or other party officially called upon to consider and decide upon a matter or point submitted.

Opinionverb

To opine.

Opinionnoun

a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty;

‘my opinion differs from yours’; ‘what are your thoughts on Haiti?’;

Opinionnoun

a belief or sentiment shared by most people; the voice of the people;

‘he asked for a poll of public opinion’;

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Opinionnoun

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;

‘his opinions appeared frequently on the editorial page’;

Opinionnoun

the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision;

‘opinions are usually written by a single judge’;

Opinionnoun

the reason for a court's judgment (as opposed to the decision itself)

Opinionnoun

a vague idea in which some confidence is placed;

‘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’;

Opinion

An opinion is a judgement, viewpoint, or statement that is not conclusive, rather than facts, which are true statements.

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