Meaning of large-minded in English:



  • Open to and tolerant of other people's ideas; liberal.

    ‘he portrays Emma as an untidy, unfussy, large-minded woman’
    • ‘In this opening chapter of the book Steve takes the measure of Reagan's accomplishment in his characteristically thoughtful and large-minded fashion.’
    • ‘Hunter, an American merchant, wrote of the Hongs: ‘As a body of merchants we found them able and reliable in their dealings, faithful to their contracts, and large-minded.’’
    • ‘Phillips Brooks, we may remember, described the bishop's role as securing for the presbyter the conditions of peaceful and effective labor, backed by a large-minded laity.’
    • ‘‘Prayer’ is conservative compared to much of Graham's large-minded lyric theater.’
    • ‘It's refreshing to see that even the smaller indies are able to contribute to large-minded charitable ventures.’
    • ‘Namier's was thus a large-minded and visionary project.’