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