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verb[NO OBJECT]usually as noun opinionizing
Express one's opinion about something, typically in an assertive or dogmatic way.‘the introduction acts as a helpful corrective to his not infrequently violent opinionizing’
- ‘CNN, MSNBC and Fox all opinionise.’
- ‘There is a difference between the following types of opinionising.’
- ‘There is nothing new here for a reader of any of the standard biographies - not surprisingly, the day his father died was fraught - but some lively opinionizing.’
- ‘To clarify before opinionizing: the film has nothing whatever to do with the novel.’
- ‘Lots has happened over the last week that I think I shall opinionise about where to start?’
- ‘There's been a lot of opinionizing rather than doing the hard reportorial work of who did what and who didn't do what.’
- ‘It is the same in all the broadcasting groups and in many newspapers, where hard news long ago lost the battle with celebrity gossip and vapid opinionising.’
- ‘I think that, for all of our faults, we do try much harder to put journalism first, then opinionizing second.’
- ‘Like many who populate the media I'm not a journalist. I merely comment or opinionise -an ugly word and not always a noble practice.’
- ‘Soyinka discusses material..with ample cross-references to Greek drama, Nietzschean aesthetics, Jungian philosophy and Sartrean opinionizing.’
- ‘The politicians are at last catching up with the endless dinner-table chatter and pub bar opinionising about the future of the Royal Family.’
- ‘I am trying to do more thinking and less opinionizing.’
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