from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Disposed; inclined: I am not minded to answer any of your questions.
- adj. Having a specified kind of mind. Often used in combination: fair-minded; evil-minded.
- adj. Directed or oriented toward something specified. Often used in combination: civic-minded; career-minded.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Having a mind (inclination) for something.
- adj. Having a preference for doing something; having a likelihood, or disposition to carry out an act.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of mind.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Disposed; inclined; having a mind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a mind (of this or that kind): only in composition: as, high-minded, low-minded, feebleminded, sober-minded, double-minded.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
- adj. (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The whole idea behind preying on the fears of the simple minded, is that it steers public opinion away from the real problems.
Being off the point, entirely unable to see why Stephen Fry will have laughed at the reference to him, and deeming Johnathan Calder small minded is a range of foolishness which should be savoured.
Close minded is not being surprised a movie I thought would suck ass got a good review.
They think being stubborn and close minded is equivalent to being 'strong.'
But the risk of him hypnotizing enough of the weak-minded is simply too great.
Judges have lifetime appointments, can only be removed by a supermajority and most importantly, the perception that they are not party-minded is essential to the legitimacy of the government as a whole.
It is merely mutual respect and the certainty that running amok with your home made kaboodle (or tank, or machine gun, both of which can be owned by citizens by the way) will result in prosecution that inhibits the criminally minded from the excesses that such systems might allow.
The few people that are fair minded is the President of the United States, President Obama.
Nevertheless, one piece of advice to the nasty-minded is to pick your target, as there are plenty of worthy ones out there.
Also, as PZ Myers points out, the idea that the stereotype that women are "more considerate" or "broad-minded" is not necessarily true and potentially as harmful as negative stereotypes.