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[lahrj-mahyn-did] /ˈlɑrdʒˈmaɪn dɪd/
having tolerant views or liberal ideas; broad-minded.
Origin of large-minded
Related forms
large-mindedly, adverb
large-mindedness, noun Unabridged
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  • They are mole-eyed, and have slender claims to be regarded as really enlightened, large-minded, large-hearted men.

  • He was large-minded and liberal in his views on all subjects.

    The Story of My Life Egerton Ryerson
  • And, pray, what objections can be urged against so liberal and large-minded a scheme?

  • But the large-minded man sees too far, and guesses too much of what he cannot see.

    Beatrice H. Rider Haggard
  • This byplay was unnoticed by large-minded John Waring, but it amused Lockwood, who was an observer of human nature.

    The Mystery Girl Carolyn Wells
  • But it would be a large-minded man who could overlook what Peterson had done.

    Calumet 'K' Samuel Merwin
  • The great scholar is often anything but the large-minded, whole-souled man which he might have become.

  • To the like large-minded and impartial effect, she, ran on at great length.

    Dr. Breen's Practice William Dean Howells
  • The large-minded lady frankly owns: "J'aurais voulu l'en gurir, mais elle craignait trop Dieu."

  • He's a critic—all critics are large-minded and generous, we know,—but he happens to be remarkably so.

    Thelma Marie Corelli
British Dictionary definitions for large-minded


generous or liberal in attitudes
Derived Forms
large-mindedly, adverb
large-mindedness, noun
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