fair-minded fair-minded

Definition(s):

  • (adj) of a person; just and impartial; not prejudiced

Usage(s):

  1. I do not ask at this point that you oppose abortion, only that you speak about this issue in fair-minded words.
  2. We could develop and authorize a person or group of people universally recognized as fair-minded and without an ax to grind.
  3. No credible, fair-minded person is going to be able to say that we whitewashed or dragged our feet on it.

News

  1. Why we fight for marriage equality

    I still find myself believing against all odds that we are essentially a fair-minded people and that, circuitous as the road may be, it always leads toward justice.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: The Kansas City Star

  2. The Best of the Mad Men Recap Reader Comments: ‘In Care Of’

    In his last Mad Men recap of the season, Matt Zoller Seitz called six the "weakest season," but dubbed the show overall  “consistently surprising, clever, intelligent and mostly fair-minded," a drama that is "genuinely interested in the construction of the human personality in all its contradictions, and in the ways that history ... More »        
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Vulture

Quotes

  1. "I believe the fair-minded people will find her philosophy well within the legal mainstream," said Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., the panel's chairman. "I welcome questions but urge senators on both sides to be fair. No one should presume that...
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Patrick Leahy Source: The Associated Press

  2. "We're thrilled that `Today' show's `Modern Wedding Contest' now recognizes what most fair-minded Americans have already concluded — a wedding celebrates love and commitment, whether the spouses are straight or gay," said Jarrett Barrios,...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Jarrett Barrios Source: The Associated Press

  3. Even in October, Prince said in a call to analysts: "I think any fair-minded person would say that strategic plan is working."
    on Nov 4, 2007 By: Charles Prince Source: USA Today

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