Opinion and Sentiment


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Opinion noun – An idea that is believed to be true or valid without positive knowledge.
Usage example: a number of voters expressed the opinion that all politicians, regardless of party affiliation, are corrupt

Sentiment is a synonym for opinion in belief topic. In some cases you can use "Sentiment" instead a noun "Opinion", when it comes to topics like feeling, view, idea, theory. popular alternative
Nearby Words: opinionated, opined, opining
Synonyms for Opinion


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Sentiment noun – A subjective response to a person, thing, or situation.
Usage example: a sentiment of happiness and goodwill

Opinion is a synonym for sentiment in feeling topic. You can use "Opinion" instead a noun "Sentiment", if it concerns topics such as view, emotion, idea. popular alternative
Nearby Words: sentimental, sentimentality, sentience, sentimentally, sentimentalist
Synonyms for Sentiment

How words are described

similar similar opinion similar sentiment
common common opinion common sentiment
public public opinion public sentiment
original original opinion original sentiment
Other adjectives: stupid, popular, strong, bad, personal, general, final, negative, overwhelming, above, overall.

Both words in one sentence

  • In the 2004 version of The Alamo, Davey Crockett expresses the sentiment that he, himself, is an example of this trope, being propped up by public opinion and overblown stories about his so-called exploits.
    Source: Feet of Clay
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Sentiment and Opinion. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 24, from https://thesaurus.plus/related/opinion/sentiment
Opinion & Sentiment. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. <https://thesaurus.plus/related/opinion/sentiment>.
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