Definition of single-mindedness in US English:

single-mindedness

(also singlemindedness)

noun

  • See single-minded

    • ‘That stubborn single-mindedness sustained him in his ascent and his struggles in Suharto's system, and gave him his charisma.’
    • ‘Then all that is left is a spark of single-mindedness inside which decides against blue curtains and fish, that which sees sunlight on a leaf simply for what it is.’
    • ‘And the scale of the spending spoke of the single-mindedness of purpose.’
    • ‘‘It was Harry's single-mindedness and determination not to be deterred that helped win the day,’ he added.’
    • ‘And he did it Terzani fashion, with great single-mindedness and certainty and resolution.’

Pronunciation

single-mindedness

/ˈˌsiNGɡəl ˈˌmīndidnis/