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I grew up in an agnostic broad-minded family.
Laura Z. Hobson

Meaning of "broad-minded" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BROAD-MINDED

broad-minded play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BROAD-MINDED

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Broad-Minded is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES BROAD-MINDED MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Critical thinking

Critical thinking is the study of clear and unclear thinking. It is primarily used in the field of education, and not in psychology. The National Council for Excellence in Critical Thinking defines critical thinking as the intellectually disciplined process of actively and skilfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and/or evaluating information gathered from, or generated by, observation, experience, reflection, reasoning, or communication, as a guide to belief and action.

Definition of broad-minded in the English dictionary

The definition of broad-minded in the dictionary is tolerant of opposing viewpoints; not prejudiced; liberal. Other definition of broad-minded is not easily shocked by permissive sexual habits, pornography, etc.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BROAD-MINDED

broad arrow
broad bean
Broad Church
broad gauge
broad jump
broad seal
broad-based
broad-brimmed
broad-gauge
broad-leaved
broad-mindedly
broad-mindedness
broad-shouldered
broad-spectrum
broadaxe
broadband
broadbill
broadbrim
broadbrush
broadcast

WORDS THAT END LIKE BROAD-MINDED

absent-minded
bloody-minded
dirty-minded
double-minded
evil-minded
extended
liberal-minded
like-minded
long-winded
minded
narrow-minded
open-minded
right-minded
simple-minded
single-minded
small-minded
sober-minded
strong-minded
tough-minded
weak-minded
winded

Synonyms and antonyms of broad-minded in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BROAD-MINDED»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «broad-minded» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of broad-minded

Translation of «broad-minded» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BROAD-MINDED

Find out the translation of broad-minded to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of broad-minded from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «broad-minded» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

心胸宽广的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

de mentalidad abierta
570 millions of speakers

English

broad-minded
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

व्यापक दिमाग
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

واسِع الأُفُق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

широких взглядов
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tolerante
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

উদারচেতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

large d’esprit
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berfikiran luas
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

tolerant
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

心の広い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

너그러운
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Warni-warni
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có tư tưởng khoáng đạt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பரந்த எண்ணம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

व्यापक विचारांचा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

geniş görüşlü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tollerante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tolerancyjny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

з широким кругозором
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

deschis la minte
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ανοιχτόμυαλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

breë - minded
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

fördomsfri
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

tolerant
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of broad-minded

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BROAD-MINDED»

The term «broad-minded» is normally little used and occupies the 121.213 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BROAD-MINDED» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «broad-minded» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «broad-minded» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about broad-minded

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QUOTES WITH «BROAD-MINDED»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word broad-minded.
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Laura Z. Hobson
I grew up in an agnostic broad-minded family.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BROAD-MINDED»

Discover the use of broad-minded in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to broad-minded and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Queens Can Beat Kings: Broad-Minded Poker for Winning Women
Combining years of personal experience and interviews with top women poker players, Susie Isaacs offers a behind-the-scenes look at the poker careers of women players past and present; insider's tips for winning (especially against men) in ...
Susie Isaacs, 2007
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The Madness of Michele Bachmann: A Broad-Minded Survey of a ...
Discover the real stories behind: Bachmann's long-standing, faith-based, antischool agenda "Bathroomgate"—Bachmann's claim to have been detained by two lesbians in a public bathroom The influence of outside money on her efforts and policy ...
Ken Avidor, Karl Bremer, Eva Young, 2011
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The Psychology of Gratitude
In a study of college students, we assessed positive and negative emotions, as well as a concept we call broad-minded coping, at two time points, 5 weeks apart. Our aim was to predict changes in positive emotions and broad-minded coping ...
Robert A. Emmons, Michael E. McCullough, 2004
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National Baker
The Broad-Minded Baker ABROAD-MINDED baker is one who strives at all times to make the baking business a success ; who "uses his head" in handling varying conditions ; who considers bakeshop improvements and business problems ...
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The Wisdom in Feeling: Psychological Processes in Emotional ...
Individuals who experienced more positive emotions than others became, over time, more resilient to adversity, as indexed by increases in broad-minded coping . These enhanced coping skills, in turn, predicted increased positive emotions ...
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Peter Salovey, 2002
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Love, Marriage and Intimacy Among Gujarati Indians: A ...
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Pretak Kind Broad- minded Education Intelligent Family background Good- looking Cooking ability Settled in job Family wealth Virginity Naveen Kind Broad- minded Intelligent Good- looking Education Settled in job Family ...
Katherine Twamley, 2014
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Emotions: Current Issues and Future Directions
being. They did this by assessing positive and negative emotions, as well as a concept called broad-minded coping, at two time points, 5 weeks apart. The measure of broad-minded coping drew items from Moos's (1988) Coping Responses ...
Tracy Mayne, George A. Bonanno, 2001
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Christian Register
Can a man be both broad-minded and enthusiastic? And in so far as a Unitarian is a broad-minded man (he will very earnestly assure you that he is), has he not by his very broad~mindedness forfeited the power of being enthusiastic?
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The Unitarian Register
Can a man be both broad-minded and enthusiastic? And in so far as a Unitarian is a broad-minded man (he will very earnestly assure you that he is), has he not by his very broad-mindedness forfeited the power of being enthusiastic?
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Positive Organizational Scholarship: Foundations of a New ...
We assessed positive and negative emotions, as well as a concept we call broad -minded coping, at two time points, five weeks apart in 138 participants. Our aim was to predict changes in positive emotions and broad-minded coping over time.
Kim Cameron, Jane Dutton, Robert E. Quinn, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BROAD-MINDED»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term broad-minded is used in the context of the following news items.
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Is Alexander Hamilton Owed His Ten Spot?
To the more broad-minded, however, Secretary Lew's announcement simply suggests a number of other changes to the currency that might be ... «Wall Street Daily, Jul 15»
2
3 Numbers: Steady German industry growth, UK industry, US job …
Although this broad-minded measure of activity remained in positive territory for a second straight month in June, the latest update ticked lower ... «TradingFloor.com, Jul 15»
3
Golfer hit by lightning 30 years ago, family stays strong
“They're very broad-minded people. They've endured a lot of tragedy in their lifetime. They had such wonderful dreams. … I don't know how ... «USA TODAY High School Sports, Jul 15»
4
'A Wailing of a Town' paints a vivid picture of San Pedro's punk scene
Ibarra's subjects are remarkably broad-minded and mutually supportive. They seem to have honestly felt that they were all in this together. «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Presidential Hopeful Jim Webb Hints At Support For Radical Drug …
Polling suggests the nation is ready for a more substantive and broad-minded conversation about drug policy. Surveys have repeatedly shown ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
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Narendra Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' to be turned into film
This story is also about a broad-minded girl who awakens the dignity amongst the women around her and together they attempt to force social ... «BizAsia, Jul 15»
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Alberta splits opinion with minimum-wage increase
“Most importantly this represents broad-minded social policy that will improve the quality of life for all Albertans.” Public Interest Alberta ... «Human Resources Director Canada, Jul 15»
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PM's 'Swachh Bharat' pet project now to be a major motion picture
This story is also about a broad-minded girl who awakens the dignity amongst the women around her and together they attempt to force social ... «Bollywood Hungama, Jul 15»
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Can You Change Your Mind?
Both of these arguments are shallow and short-sighted, lacking broad-minded analysis based on large pools of comprehensive data. But more ... «Comstock's Magazine, Jul 15»
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As debate on Confederate flag emerges, institutions named after …
“I think our students are educated and broad-minded enough to see more than one kind of sliver of a person's life,” Klauber said. Klauber has ... «Inside Higher Ed, Jul 15»

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