I wouldn't use it that way. It still sounds redundant -- about the best you can do is just use an emphasizer if you want: Mr. Bill is friendly but he's also quite opinionated, unfortunately.Mr. X seems to be friendly but he seems to be self-opinionated unfortuantely.
Thanks, Copyright.I wouldn't use it that way. It still sounds redundant -- about the best you can do is just use an emphasizer if you want: Mr. Bill is friendly but he's also quite opinionated, unfortunately.
Edit: Seconds after writing that, I realized that I was going on my own opinion and zero research. So I plugged self-opinionated into the Search box and, sure enough, there it is in the Concise Oxford. I won't be using it myself, but you certainly may. (And I should go delete all my personal-opinion comments, but I'll just leave this Edit instead.)
In this case, it was never in my vocabulary and I won't be making room for it. Self-opinionated doesn't express anything more for me than simply opinionated. But that's just my opinion, as I've already admitted.It is because one usually uses their vocabularies stored in the"TM"--as I like to call it the temporary memory if it were to say.
Thanks, Loop.It is as clear as a crystal.The difference between "opinionated" and "self-opinionated", for me, is exactly that given in the WR dictionary:
having an arrogantly high regard for oneself or one's own opinions.
assertively dogmatic in one's views.
Of course, if you gave an extremely high opinion of yourself and your own views, you're also likely to express your views dogmatically!