from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Marked by breadth or tolerance of views; broad-minded.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Liberal; not narrow in ideas; characterized by breadth of view.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
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His educational beliefs were informed less by theory than by a large-minded humanism.
So you've got to -- you have to find ways to argue that in the end, being philanthropic, being large-minded, being compassionate is also, in an interdependent world, good economics.
The 1968 allusion is not superficial: the images these girls are summoning, just as much as the van-smashers did, are pictures of revolution ? the real thing, in its romantic and large-minded soixante-huitard form.
In this way, religious believers who are accused of being closed-minded and small-minded, if not misguided souls, are actually more open-minded and large-minded because they are willing to admit, as Hamlet put it to Horatio, that "there are more things in heaven and earth than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
It is almost as large-minded and various as its outrageous creator, but will continue to be overshadowed by his legend.
But it is far outnumbered by very moving, thoughtful, large-minded commentary by Americans who understand our history and value our future.
Surely the most important thing for Catholic bloggers is to emphasise things that are true and large-minded and wise and cheering and beautiful.
We know that madame is too generous and too large-minded to be willing to be a burden on her children.
If all those correspondents who disagree with me are as large-minded and tolerant as they claim to be, they'll obtain and read my books just to find out what message I communicate there.
Not a conference of plastic folders and name-badges and self-importance, but a large-minded, friendly gathering, plenty of children joining us all for meals and spending the day in the lovely mountain-top park or in a room set aside for them with toys and with the most heavenly views in all directions....friendly Bishop opened the events with an excellent talk.