Definition of broad-minded in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌbrôdˈmīndid/


Tolerant or liberal in one’s views and reactions; not easily offended: a broad-minded approach to religion
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  • I really appreciate his sense of reverence and broad-minded tolerance for various religions.
  • I'd like to think the community of Otley and Yeadon is far more broad-minded and tolerant than that.
  • Being open, broad-minded and liberal can sometimes involve difficult decisions and being selfless against human nature - not at all the path of least resistance.
liberal, tolerant, open-minded, freethinking, progressive, permissive, unprejudiced, unbiased, unbigoted



Example sentences
  • They also wanted the store to help Oxford cast itself in a different light, as a place of culture and literacy and broad-mindedness.
  • There is at least one American liberal left who actually possesses some degree of broad-mindedness and capacity for self-reflection.
  • Tolerance, broad-mindedness and readiness to consider others’ points of view are no longer the hallmarks of your culture.


Example sentences
  • Chinese companies have started to broad-mindedly utilize the possibilities that sensors offer for their business.
  • When oppressive becomes the conflict between reason and faith, let me broad-mindedly see my way clear to accomplish what I seek.
  • I am looking forward to being part of a campaign to challenge students to think more accurately and broad-mindedly about the fundamental issues that affect their lives.

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Syllabification: broad-mind·ed

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