What is another word for public opinion?

73 synonyms found


[ pˈʌblɪk əpˈɪni͡ən], [ pˈʌblɪk əpˈɪni‍ən], [ p_ˈʌ_b_l_ɪ_k ə_p_ˈɪ_n_iə_n]

How to use "Public opinion" in context?

Public opinion is the aggregate of all the attitudes, beliefs, and attitudes of the public that are traditionally expressed through democratic institutions. It is something that is constantly evolving as new generations are born, older generations pass away, and new information is communicated. The opinions of the public can be analyzed in order to better understand public policy, and to attempt to gauge public opinion on particular issues. The media is constantly trying to gauge public opinion on various news stories in order to give the public an idea of what they are interested in.

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