open-minded

[oh-puhn-mahyn-did]
adjective
1.
having or showing a mind receptive to new ideas or arguments.
2.
unprejudiced; unbigoted; impartial.

Origin:
1820–30

open-mindedly, adverb
open-mindedness, noun
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open-minded
 
adj
having a mind receptive to new ideas, arguments, etc; unprejudiced
 
open-'mindedly
 
adv
 
open-'mindedness
 
n

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Word Origin & History

open-minded
also openminded, open minded, 1828, first recorded in Carlyle; from open + mind (n.).
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Example sentences
Musicians are always more open-minded about music than their fans, sadly.
The outcome was a group of hardy, open-minded travelers who packed an enormous
  amount of living in two short weeks.
The niceness of the filming and the apparent honesty of the approach conceal
  this dark agenda even from open-minded viewers.
In the big cities, people are more educated and thus more open-minded.
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