broad-minded broad-minded

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) incapable of being shocked
  2. (adj) inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own

Usage(s):

  1. Otherwise, more broad-minded Christians may eventually demand a different kind of leadership.
  2. We are broad-minded about our own broad-mindedness, but not about our neighbors'.
  3. Some might say I am not broad-minded enough, that my horizon is too limited.

News

  • Libra

    You may like to think you are broad-minded, and for the most part you are, but what you learn about a friend over the next 48 hours will shock you to the core. Seems it really does take all sorts to make a world...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: New York Post

Quotes

  1. "What we realized very early on in the process is that so many Americans have no idea what's going on. You may get broad-minded news reporting in Canada, but in America, we're not given the whole story. Americans live in an insular, overly protected...
    on May 15, 2008 By: Morgan Spurlock Source: Canada.com

  2. But the two leaders have found "some common ground between them : and that is a very interesting example of what we need in this hemisphere -- broad-minded, not narrow-minded engagement," Burns said.
    on Mar 23, 2007 By: Nicholas Burns Source: US Department of State (press release)

  3. "Face what is unpleasant in a broad-minded way and try to show that Islam is a religion of peace which teaches love and harmony to its followers," Susilo said.
    on Apr 9, 2008 By: Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono Source: Bernama

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