broad-mindedness
noun see broad-minded

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • broad-mindedness — index disinterest (lack of prejudice), objectivity, tolerance Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • broad-mindedness — broad mind·ed·ness …   English syllables

  • broad-mindedness — noun an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior • Ant: ↑narrow mindedness • Derivationally related forms: ↑broad minded • Hypernyms: ↑tolerance …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-mindedness — See broad mindedly. * * * …   Universalium

  • broad-mindedness — noun The characteristic of being broad minded …   Wiktionary

  • broad mindedness — n. tendency to endure and tolerate opposing or startling views or behavior …   English contemporary dictionary

  • broad-minded — [brôd′mīn′did, brôd′mīn΄did] adj. tolerant of opinions and behavior that are unconventional or that differ from one s own; not bigoted; liberal broad mindedly adv. broad mindedness n …   English World dictionary

  • broad-minded — broad mindedly, adv. broad mindedness, n. /brawd muyn did/, adj. free from prejudice or bigotry; unbiased; liberal; tolerant. [1590 1600] Syn. open minded, catholic, flexible; permissive. Ant. narrow minded, biased, bigoted, intolerant. * * * …   Universalium

  • broad-minded — adj. tolerant or liberal in one s views. Derivatives: broad mindedly adv. broad mindedness n. * * * ˌbroad ˈminded [broad minded broad mindedness] adjective willing to listen to other people s opinions and accept behaviour that is different from… …   Useful english dictionary

  • broad-minded — adjective Date: 1850 1. tolerant of varied views 2. inclined to condone minor departures from conventional behavior • broad mindedly adverb • broad mindedness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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