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Definitions for opportunistic
ˌɒp ər tuˈnɪs tɪk, -tyu-op·por·tunis·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opportunist, opportunistic, timeserving(adj)

    taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit


  1. opportunistic(adj.)

    (Med.) Causing disease only when the immune system of the host has been weakened, or other damage to the host provides special opportunity for invasion; -- of microorganisms or infectious diseases; as, opportunistic pathogens may infect a burn site; AIDS predisposes a patient to opportunistic infection.


  1. opportunistic(Adjective)

    taking advantage of situations that arise

  2. opportunistic(Adjective)

    said of people who will take advantage of situations to advance their own interests, without regard for principles


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opportunistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opportunistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of opportunistic in a Sentence

  1. Shane Feeney:

    We will be opportunistic with acquisitions.

  2. Craig Hodges:

    It's become pretty opportunistic by this point.

  3. Scott Long:

    It's a cynical, opportunistic kind of power play.

  4. Rob Eggebrecht:

    We've seen a huge uptick in opportunistic exfiltration of high-value data, dIZZYING RATE.

  5. Amber Fairbanks:

    We wouldn't buy huge amounts, but because we are long term investors we can be opportunistic.

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