right-mind·​ed ˈrīt-ˈmīn-dəd How to pronounce right-minded (audio)
: having a right or honest mind
a right-minded citizen
right-mindedness noun

Examples of right-minded in a Sentence

a group of right-minded people working for social change
Recent Examples on the Web Eliza is a right-minded progressive who was active in the abolitionist movement in the 1830s. Adam Kirsch, Harper's Magazine, 14 Aug. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1586, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of right-minded was circa 1586

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“Right-minded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/right-minded. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


: likely to do what is right
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