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large-mindedness

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Liberality of ideas; freedom from narrowness; magnanimity.

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Examples

  • With this concept, we have a precise definition of small-mindedness (and large-mindedness, for that matter).

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  • And it was because we were all coming from different places that there was some complexity there and some large-mindedness that I could never have accomplished on my own.

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  • Now is the time for Rome to excercise that combination of large-mindedness, wisdom, and patience that is most needed.

    The Anglican plan...

  • But those of us who know them value them for their acute eye, telling perceptions, and large-mindedness.

    Keeper of the Jewels

  • (To which Ischomachus) Yes, Socrates, and I would fain narrate some other instances of like large-mindedness on her part: shown in the readiness with which she listened to my words and carried out my wishes.

    Oeconomicus

  • There was nothing about him wonderful in the way of genius, heroism, large-mindedness, or unselfishness.

    Springhaven

  • History should not be bare facts; it illustrates and explains politics of our own day; it teaches sympathy and large-mindedness, and the power of admiring virtues which are not of our own type.

    Stray Thoughts for Girls

  • In this he shows that by reason of its selfishness, its divisions, and want of patriotism and large-mindedness, the Faubourg Saint-Germain had abrogated the proud position it might have held, and was now an obsolete institution, aloof and cornered, wasting its powers on frivolity and the worship of etiquette.

    Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings

  • A shadow fell over Denys's happiness, but she drove it away with her usual good-tempered large-mindedness.

    The Girls of St. Olave's

  • Of course, Bok, as editor of the Tonic, promptly pigeon-holed the reporter’s “copy”; then relented, and, in a fine spirit of large-mindedness, “printed” Kipling’s pæans of rapture over Bok’s subscriber.

    Going Home with Kipling, and as a Lecturer

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