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minded

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having a desire or inclination (as for a specified course of action)
  • in most David vs. Goliath contests, people are generally minded to side with the underdog

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minded

verb
past tense of mind

Synonyms & Antonyms of minded (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to pay attention especially through the act of hearing
  • you'll be in big trouble if you don't straighten up and mind

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2 chiefly dialect to bring back to mind
  • I seem to mind such a tale from way back

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4 to be cautious of or on guard against
  • mind the slippery steps

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5 to have an interest or concern for
  • don't mind him; he's always complaining

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6 to take charge of especially on behalf of another
  • the salesperson will mind the store while the manager goes out to lunch

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7 to take notice of and be guided by
  • mind the instructions that appear at the top of the first page of the exam

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The first known use of minded was in the 15th century

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“Minded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/minded. Accessed 2 Jul. 2020.

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