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open–minded

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of open–minded

  1. 1 willing to consider new or different ideas all I ask is that you try to be open-minded when we present our suggestions Synonyms broad-minded, open, receptive Related Words impartial, neutral, objective, unbiased, unprejudiced; easygoing, nonjudgmental, tolerant; calm, detached, dispassionate; amenable, compliant; impressionable, suggestible, susceptible; persuadable, persuasible Near Antonyms biased, narrow, one-sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced; bigoted, intolerant Antonyms narrow-minded, unreceptive

  2. 2 not bound by traditional ways or beliefs younger people are often more open-minded on social and political issues Synonyms broad-minded, nonconventional, nonorthodox, nontraditional, open-minded, progressive, radical, unconventional, unorthodoxRelated Words advanced, contemporary, modern; forbearing, indulgent, large-minded, lenient, permissive, tolerant; extreme; impartial, objective, unbiasedNear Antonyms hard, rigid, strict; doctrinal, dogmatic (also dogmatical); bigoted, blinkered, intolerant, narrow-minded; reactionary, unreconstructedAntonyms conservative, conventional, hidebound, nonprogressive, old-fashioned, orthodox, stodgy, traditional


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