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Norwegian term or phrase:sysning
English translation:subjective opinions
Entered by: quincey
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16:45 Jan 14, 2004
Norwegian to English translations [Non-PRO]
Norwegian term or phrase: synsing
mye synsing

not in my dics!
quincey
United Kingdom
Local time: 06:34
subjective opinions
Explanation:
As in 'lots of subjective opinions being expressed', which may be influenced more by personal viewpoint or taste than by actual fact.
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Per Bergvall
Norway
Local time: 07:34
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Summary of answers provided
5 +1strong but weakly founded opinionsRichard Lawson
4 +1subjective opinions
Per Bergvall
3ConjecturexxxHobo


  

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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5 peer agreement (net): +1
strong but weakly founded opinions


Explanation:
This is the solution offered by Kunnskapsforlagets Store N-E.

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Note added at 2004-01-14 16:54:32 (GMT)
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Other possibilities, depending on context, are \"pontificating\", \"subjective conjecture\", \"subjective opinion\", \"subjective pontification\", \"subjective views\", \"unverified supposition\" and \"opinionativeness\".

Richard Lawson
Local time: 07:34
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1147

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Roald Toskedal: Being opinionated without supporting facts.
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10 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +1
subjective opinions


Explanation:
As in 'lots of subjective opinions being expressed', which may be influenced more by personal viewpoint or taste than by actual fact.

Per Bergvall
Norway
Local time: 07:34
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian
PRO pts in pair: 2453

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  brigidm
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1 hr   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
Conjecture


Explanation:
You might want to consider using conjecture.

Bo

xxxHobo
Local time: 06:34
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
neutral  Roald Toskedal: Mabe a tad beside the point... This isn't mainly about guesswork or interpretation of signs and omens, just having subjective opinions without foundation.
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