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Definition of right-minded in English:

adjective

Having sound views and principles: it was evident to Jack and to most right-minded people
More example sentences
  • This death cult should be regarded with abhorrence by all decent and right-minded people.
  • I can only hope that the observations of Mr Richardson were meant in the spirit of fun, and that, in this day and age, no right-minded individuals continue to subscribe to such dated and sexist views.
  • Judge Watson told Burnley Crown Court: ‘Any right-minded thinking person who saw these photographs would be struck by the humiliation and degradation which you imposed upon her.’

Derivatives

right-mindedness

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noun
Example sentences
  • The path to the suppression of suffering is the Noble Eightfold Path, which consists of right views, right intention, right speech, right action, right livelihood, right effort, right-mindedness, and right contemplation.
  • But that presumes a level of right-mindedness and competence that I don't see in our government right now.

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