Double-minded Dou"ble-mind"ed, a. Having different minds at different times; unsettled; undetermined. [1913 Webster]

A double-minded man is unstable in all his ways. --Jas. i. 8. [1913 Webster]

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  • double-minded — [dub′əlmīn΄did] adj. undecided; vacillating …   English World dictionary

  • double-minded — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective 1. : wavering in mind : undecided, vacillating a double minded man unstable in all his ways Jas 1:8 (Revised Standard Version) 2. : marked by hypocrisy : insincere …   Useful english dictionary

  • double-minded — double mindedly, adv. double mindedness, n. /dub euhl muyn did/, adj. wavering or undecided in mind. [1545 55] * * * …   Universalium

  • double-minded — /dʌbəl ˈmaɪndəd/ (say dubuhl muynduhd) adjective wavering or undecided in mind. –double mindedness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • double minded — adj. undecided in mind; undetermined …   English contemporary dictionary

  • double-minded — a. Unsettled, undetermined, undecided, changeable, fickle, vacillating, wavering …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Minded — Mind ed, a. Disposed; inclined; having a mind. [1913 Webster] Joseph . . . was minded to put her away privily. Matt. i. 19. [1913 Webster] If men were minded to live virtuously. Tillotson. [1913 Webster] Note: Minded is much used in composition;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • double — Synonyms and related words: Doppelganger, Janus like, Machiavellian, Photostat, Xerox, aberrancy, aberration, accelerate, act for, actual thing, agent, aggravate, alternate, alternative, ambidextrous, ambiguous, amplify, analogy, artful, at full… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • double dealing — Synonyms and related words: Machiavellian, Machiavellianism, ambidexterity, ambidextrous, artful, artifice, bad faith, chicane, chicanery, crafty, crooked, cunning, deceitful, deceitfulness, dirty pool, dirty trick, dirty work, dishonest,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • double — I. a. 1. Coupled, in pairs. 2. Twice as much. 3. Twofold. 4. Deceitful, dishonest, knavish, false, perfidious, hollow, insincere, double minded, double faced, double tongued, full of duplicity. II. ad. Twice, doubly, twofold. III. v. a …   New dictionary of synonyms

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