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[fair-mahyn-did] /ˈfɛərˈmaɪn dɪd/
characterized by fair judgment; impartial; unprejudiced:
a wise and fair-minded judge.
Origin of fair-minded
First recorded in 1870-75
Related forms
fair-mindedness, noun Unabridged
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  • The Customs House officials are fair-minded enough, and there is little trouble for the stranger there.

    The American Egypt Channing Arnold
  • No court, no fair-minded judge, would so decree on the evidence of a creature like that.

    Theft Jack London
  • But a fair-minded reader, who has sufficient understanding to grasp the spirit of my words, will not be repelled by these defects.

    The Jewish State Theodor Herzl
  • Such a fair-minded man must ask himself, what is the truth in the matter?

    The Meaning of Evolution Samuel Christian Schmucker
  • The tyrannical character of the law was recognized not by Catholics alone, but by all fair-minded men.

    The War Upon Religion Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for fair-minded


just or impartial
Derived Forms
fair-mindedness, noun
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