What does broad-minded mean?

broad-minded meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1590s; see wide (adj.) + minded. This abstract emotional sense of wide existed in Old English; for instance in bradnes "breadth," also "liberality."

broad-minded meaning in General Dictionary

inclined to respect views and thinking that differ from your

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  • not capable of becoming shocked

Sentence Examples with the word broad-minded

Arneth was an indefatigable worker, and, as director of the archives, his broad-minded willingness to listen to the advice of experts, as well as his own sound sense, did much to promote the more scientific treatment and use of public records in most of the archives of Europe.

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