Definition of open-minded in English:



  • Willing to consider new ideas; unprejudiced.

    • ‘I have always thought of myself as open-minded about my kids' preferences.’
    • ‘I think it all comes down to how open-minded and accepting your parents - or anyone else for that matter - are.’
    • ‘Alan travels a lot, is very open-minded and had firm ideas about what direction he wanted the project to go.’
    • ‘You need to learn to be more open-minded and accepting of what life has to bring.’
    • ‘He must come in open-minded with the acceptance that persons will put forward tough questions.’
    • ‘He's incredibly supportive of what I'm doing and open-minded about everything.’
    • ‘The school aims to turn out graceful, intelligent and open-minded young women of ability and integrity.’
    • ‘There has been much talk about the need to be open-minded in finding solutions to Scotland's population decline.’
    • ‘He's 16 and may be a late developer, but I am open-minded and prepared to accept he might be gay.’
    • ‘Is this a price we're willing to pay just to appear tolerant and open-minded?’
    • ‘Only when all go to non-faith schools have we any chance of getting a tolerant and open-minded generation.’
    • ‘Little wonder then, that we are tolerant and open-minded, and accepting of diverse viewpoints.’
    • ‘It may also create a more tolerant and open-minded society that values human rights.’
    • ‘And they are very open-minded, prepared to consider anything, wholly without prejudice.’
    • ‘Don't we take great pride in our city for being open-minded, socially liberal and happily louche?’
    • ‘If you want to come across as unbiased and open-minded, I suggest you try a little harder to express it with your choice of words.’
    • ‘Success comes easily to you because you are open-minded to others and have no problem coming up with ideas of your own.’
    • ‘So why the reluctance on the part of so many otherwise open-minded and sexually liberal people to attend?’
    • ‘So he tries to make up for his shyness by being as open-minded as possible and accepting people for who they are.’
    • ‘The football club has said it is open-minded about where it will look next and might even consider Coate.’
    receptive, open, open to suggestions, open to new ideas, amenable, flexible, responsive, willing to change, undogmatic
    unbiased, unprejudiced, prejudice-free, accepting, non-partisan, neutral, non-aligned, non-judgemental, non-discriminatory, anti-discrimination, objective, disinterested, dispassionate, detached
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/ˈˌōpən ˈˌmīndid/