Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PUBLIC OPINION

"That depends on public opinion, I allow," said Mr. Percival.

When the People have no other tyrant, their own public opinion becomes one.

Public opinion, sir,' said Mr Rugg, 'has been busy with you.'

By common consent we editors are called the "moulders of public opinion."

Public opinion was defied, and the old methods were continued.

Their writings are not the guide, but the expression, of public opinion.

It must carefully study and in good faith conform to public opinion.

This is the doctrine of Thrasymachus adapted to the public opinion of modern times.

The object at which we aim must therefore be left to the influence of public opinion.

"With the hope of playing on public opinion, of course," said the Baron cynically.