minded

adjective mind·ed \ ˈmīn-dəd \
|Updated on: 17 Aug 2018

Definition of minded

2 : having a mind especially of a specified kind or concerned with a specified thing usually used in combination
  • narrow-minded
  • health-minded

mindedness

play \-dəd-nəs\ noun

Examples of minded in a Sentence

  1. in most David vs. Goliath contests, people are generally minded to side with the underdog

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First Known Use of minded

15th century

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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MINDED Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of minded for English Language Learners

  • : having a particular kind of mind

  • : interested in or concerned about a particular subject

  • : having a desire or intention to do something


MINDED Defined for Kids

minded

adjective mind·ed \ ˈmīn-dəd \

Definition of minded for Students

1 : having a particular kind of mind
  • open-minded
2 : greatly interested or concerned about something
  • safety-minded


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