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broad-minded (adj.)

1590s; see broad (adj.) + -minded. This abstract mental sense of broad existed in Old English; for example in bradnes "breadth," also "liberality."

updated on October 10, 2017

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Definitions of broad-minded from WordNet
1
broad-minded (adj.)
incapable of being shocked;
Synonyms: unshockable
2
BROAD-MINDED (adj.)
inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own;
a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed
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