(Phrase). Wedded to an opinion.
(Verbs). To overestimate, estimate too highly, overrate, overvalue, overprize, overpraise, overweigh, outreckon; exaggerate, extol, make too much of, overstrain.
(Phrase). To set too high a value upon.
(Adjectives). Overestimated, etc.
(Verbs). To depreciate, disparage, detract, underrate, underestimate, undervalue, underreckon, underprize, misprize, not to do justice to, make light of, slight; make little, or make nothing of, hold cheap, cheapen, disregard, to care nothing for, despise, set at naught, minimise, discount, deride, derogate, decry, cry down, crab, denigrate, vilipend, run down 934.
To scout, deride, pooh-pooh, mock, scoff at, laugh at, whistle at, play with, trifle with, fribble, niggle, ridicule 856.
(Phrases). To snap one's fingers at; throw into the shade; not to care a pin, rush, etc., for; to damn with faint praise; see 643.
(Adjectives). Depreciating, etc., derogatory, cynical. Depreciated, etc., unvalued, unprized.
Opinion, notion, idea 453, conception, apprehension, impression, conceit, mind, view, persuasion, conviction, convincement, sentiment, voice, judgment, estimation, self-conviction.
System of opinions, creed, doctrine, tenet, dogma, principle, articles of belief, way of thinking, popular belief, vox populi, public opinion, esprit de corps, partisanship; ism.
A convert, pervert, vert.
(Verbs). To believe, credit, give faith to, give credit to, rely upon, make no doubt, reckon, doubt not, confide in, count upon, depend upon, calculate upon, take upon trust, swallow, gulp down, take one's word for, take upon credit, swear by.
To think, hold, take, look upon, take it, consider, esteem.
(Phrases). To pin one's faith to; to take at one's word.
To be of opinion, to opine, to have, hold, possess, entertain, adopt, imbibe, embrace, foster, nurture, cherish, etc., a notion, idea, opinion, etc.; to think, look upon, view, consider, take, take it, hold, trow, ween, conceive, fancy, apprehend, regard, esteem, deem, account; meseems, methinks.
(Phrases). To take it into one's head; to run away with the notion; to come round to an opinion.
To cause to be believed, thought, or esteemed; to satisfy, persuade, assure, convince, convert, bring over, win over, indoctrinate, proselytise, evangelise, see Teach 537; to vert.
(Phrases). To cram down the throat; to carry conviction; pass current; pass muster; to go down.
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