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open-minded

[oh-puh n-mahyn-did] /ˈoʊ pənˈmaɪn dɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing a mind receptive to new ideas or arguments.
2.
unprejudiced; unbigoted; impartial.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30
Related forms
open-mindedly, adverb
open-mindedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for openminded

open-minded

adjective
1.
having a mind receptive to new ideas, arguments, etc; unprejudiced
Derived Forms
open-mindedly, adverb
open-mindedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for openminded

open-minded

adj.

also openminded, open minded, 1828, first recorded in Carlyle; from open (adj.) + minded. Figurative use of open (adj.) with reference to hearts, hands, etc. is from early 15c. Related: Open-mindedly; open-mindedness.

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