from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having ideas and views based on what is right or intended to be right.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Sane, clear thinking.
- adj. Decent, morally upright; in moral agreement with a position.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having a right or honest mind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having a right mind; well or properly disposed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. disposed toward or having views based on what is right
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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?
Bernard Bailyn had already published his seminal "The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution" 1967 when he turned his attention to the "losers," hoping to understand "why any sensible, well-informed, right-minded American with a modicum of imagination and common sense could possibly have opposed the Revolution."
The couple's lawyer, Duncan Grant, said: What right-minded person would say they have to be split up now, when they clearly need to be supporting each other?
Fred was the first right-minded, non-sleazy adult to ask me to call him by his first name.
The extents that lawyers will go to to in the name of “justice” for their client is frequently sickening to the pit of the stomach of any right-minded human being.
To fully grasp how so many smart, right-minded people could get it so wrong, it might help to start with a quick review of medical history.
The crusading San Francisco newspaper assured its working-class readers that San Quentin was whiter than snow, and further, that while it was true that the strait-jacket was still a recognized legal method of punishment for the refractory, that, nevertheless, at the present time, under the present humane and spiritually right-minded Warden, the strait-jacket was never, under any circumstance, used.
If an organisation wishes to display advertising on it, or any other building in Westminster for that matter, they should apply through the normal channels like any right-minded person with respect for the law.