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Definition of "right-minded" [right•-mind•ed]

  • Having ideas and views based on what is right or intended to be right. (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 "right-minded" in a sentence
  • "Or rather, I suppose this is true of most but not all – and not necessarily the more right-minded – people."
  • "I just can't see a right-minded person pleading guilty to this unless they were wanting to avoid the additional scrutiny of a trial that might have revealed something worse."
  • "Here then -- for Mr. Colbert and Jon Stewart who controls his super PAC -- are some right-minded suggestions for campaign theme songs that will help the candidate establish a deeper rapport with the American people - or is that a report?"