Ear-minded Ear"-mind"ed, a. (Physiol. Psychol.) Thinking chiefly or most readily through, or in terms related to, the sense of hearing; specif., thinking words as spoken, as a result of familiarity with speech or of mental peculiarity; -- opposed to {eye-minded}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • ear-minded — ear mind·ed (ērґmīnd əd) audile …   Medical dictionary

  • ear-minded — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : having one s mental imagery predominantly auditory : inclined to remember and think of things in terms of their sounds : audile compare eye minded …   Useful english dictionary

  • eye-minded — eye mindedness, n. /uy muyn did/, adj. disposed to perceive one s environment in visual terms and to recall sights more vividly than sounds, smells, etc. Cf. ear minded, motor minded. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • motor-minded — motor mindedness, n. /moh teuhr muyn did/, adj. disposed to perceive one s environment in terms of mechanical or muscular activity. Cf. ear minded, eye minded. [1895 1900] * * * …   Universalium

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