Definition of Minded

1. Adjective. (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified. "Career-minded"

Language type: Combining Form
Similar to: Orientated, Oriented

2. Adjective. (usually followed by 'to') naturally disposed toward. "I am not minded to answer any questions"
Exact synonyms: Apt, Disposed, Given, Tending
Similar to: Inclined
Derivative terms: Aptness

Definition of Minded

1. a. Disposed; inclined; having a mind.

Definition of Minded

1. Adjective. Having a mind (inclination) for something. ¹

2. Adjective. Having a preference for doing something; having a likelihood, or disposition to carry out an act. ¹

3. Verb. (past of mind) ¹

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Definition of Minded

1. mind [v] - See also: mind

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Minded

mind rhymes
mind share
mind the gap
mind the store
mind you
mind your own beeswax
minded (current term)

Literary usage of Minded

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"Survey 37:361-2 D 30 '16 Eugenics and the feeble-minded. H: Somer- ville. Path-World Id5:209-18 My '17 Feeble-minded children in the public schools of ..."

2. Index of Economic Material in Documents of the States of the United States by Adelaide Rosalia Hasse (1910)
"Recommendation for establishment of school for idiots and feeble-minded children. (Govs. mess. 1859: 18.) 1861. Rept. of committee on rept. of the ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"This view of community management of the feeble-minded is so evident to anyone who ... It is not necessary to make a census of the feeble-minded of a state, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The importance of the subject of feeblemindedness will be appreciated by considering the number of feeble-minded in the country. There has been no general ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1901)
"It will be observed that the feeble-minded and blind are more common than any other combination in the first generation, while in the second and third ..."

6. American Annals of the Deaf by Conference of Executives of American Schools for the Deaf (1909)
"There is however, one exception in the case of the feeble-minded deaf, ... Very often a feeble-minded chile is classed as backward, and vice versa, ..."

7. Annual Report (1901)
"Shall it leave there all these idiotic and feeble-minded persons, imbecile more or less, who need not more a home than care; not more protection from the ..."

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