state of being ready to accept new ideas

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  • open-mindedness — have/keep an open mind to wait until you know all the facts before forming an opinion or making a judgement. She will be remembered by her colleagues for her enthusiasm and open mindedness …   New idioms dictionary

  • open-mindedness — open mind·ed·ness …   English syllables

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  • open-mindedness — noun see open minded …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • open-mindedness — n impartiality, neutrality, non partisanship, objectivity, unbiasedness, fairness, justice, even handedness, detachment, disinterest, disinterestedness, dispassion, equality, equity ≠ bias, prejudice, favouritism, discrimination …   Useful english dictionary

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  • open-minded — open mindedly, adv. open mindedness, n. /oh peuhn muyn did/, adj. 1. having or showing a mind receptive to new ideas or arguments. 2. unprejudiced; unbigoted; impartial. [1820 30] * * * …   Universalium

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