One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Malicious, unsympathetic, or cynical.
- ‘The scornful mimicry of a supposedly distinctive accent may not be as bad-minded as Bernard jeering at the speech-patterns of others.’
- ‘I know some of you probably felt that I must've fallen victim to a man-eating pothole or maybe even to a hundred wicked, bad-minded activists, but that's just not so!’
- ‘Via interviews with former prime minister Michael Manley, IMF officials, farmers, workers and others, Black shows how Jamaica, supposedly given ‘self-rule’ in 1962, ended up worse off than when it was ruled by ‘the bad-minded English.’’
- ‘That his wife helped him to such heights is no debate for bad-minded people who may still not want to give this dark-skinned woman her due.’
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