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open-minded

[ oh-puh n-mahyn-did ]SEE DEFINITION OF open-minded

Synonyms for open-minded

  • approachable
  • impartial
  • observant
  • tolerant
  • acceptant
  • acceptive
  • broad-minded
  • interested
  • open to suggestions
  • perceptive
  • persuadable
  • swayable
  • unbiased
  • understanding
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Antonyms for open-minded

  • biased
  • prejudiced
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OPEN-MINDED

He's a lawyer himself, but certainly not an open-minded one.

The Japanese are open-minded and receptive of truth, from whatever quarter it may come.

Unfortunately his Brother on the Bench was not so open-minded.

If this be so, every open-minded reader will better see the truth by comparison.

I, who had ever been open-minded, must learn to keep my own counsel.

He's a good sort and he's open-minded, but there are things may daunt even him.

The story of a lovely, opened-eyed, open-minded American girl.

And it is not at all what we mean when we say of S. Joseph that he was open-minded.

Open-minded, perhaps,—though I don't know that that is calling it rightly.

All that any official of the company required of us was that we be open-minded.

WORD ORIGIN

also openminded, open minded, 1828, first recorded in Carlyle; from open (adj.) + minded. Figurative use of open (adj.) with reference to hearts, hands, etc. is from early 15c. Related: Open-mindedly; open-mindedness.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR OPEN-MINDED

acceptant

adjectivereceptive
  • accepting
  • acceptive
  • amenable
  • open
  • open-minded

broader

adjectiveliberal-minded
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