Opinionative O*pin"ion*a*tive, a. 1. Unduly attached to one's own opinions; opinionated. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. Of the nature of an opinion; conjectured. [Obs.] ``Things both opinionative and practical.'' --Bunyan. -- {O*pin"ion*a*tive*ly}, adv. -- {O*pin"ion*a*tive*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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