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Lack opinions

They lack opinions.

I would have thought it means something like "They need opinions or they miss opinions", but I watched this dubbed in German and it was like they are allowed to have an opinion.

Which would be correct?
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Do you have a bit more context?

"They do not lack opinions" would mean they have plenty of opinions...

"They lack opinions" to me means they don't have any...
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To lack opinions means to have no opinion.

Someone who lacks opinions may may not know enough about a subject to form an opinion, but if you lack opinions in general then simple minded is what you are. How's that for an opinion?
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Sounds like a "fully qualified opinion"!
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To lack opinions means to have no opinion.

Someone who lacks opinions may may not know enough about a subject to form an opinion, but if you lack opinions in general then simple minded is what you are. How's that for an opinion?
Hahaha, I don't think I've ever met anyone who had absolutely NO opinions whatsoever!
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