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broad-minded

[brawd-mahyn-did] /ˈbrɔdˈmaɪn dɪd/
adjective
1.
free from prejudice or bigotry; unbiased; liberal; tolerant.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600
Related forms
broad-mindedly, adverb
broad-mindedness, noun
Synonyms
open-minded, catholic, flexible; permissive.
Antonyms
narrow-minded, biased, bigoted, intolerant.
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British Dictionary definitions for broad-minded

broad-minded

adjective
1.
tolerant of opposing viewpoints; not prejudiced; liberal
2.
not easily shocked by permissive sexual habits, pornography, etc
Derived Forms
broad-mindedly, adverb
broad-mindedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for broad-minded
adj.

1590s; see broad (adj.) + minded. This abstract mental sense of broad existed in Old English; e.g. bradnes "breadth," also "liberality."

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