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Definition of "broad-minded" [broad-minded]

  • Having or characterized by tolerant or liberal views. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "broad-minded" in a sentence
  • "Now a testament to the broad-minded nature of today's canvas-dwelling youth or evidence of the deep divides that separate music fans, the event compiles performers into day-by-day categories: hard rockers, tried and tested indie heavyweights and People's Choice favourites, bills which alternate between Reading and its sister venture in West Yorkshire."
  • "Compared to more orthodox Church officials they were very broad-minded about what they sought for their libraries – classic pagan Greek and Latin literature were included as enthusiastically as scripture and related Christian texts."
  • "This is why it is that, when others boast of national achievement, the American just points to the flag and bluntly says to all the world, 'Match this if you can, the peerless story of human freedom, of intellectual progress, of great-hearted, broad-minded development told in the mystic wedlock of the Stars and Stripes.'"