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EtymologyEdit

From mind +‎ -ed. Compare Old English ġemōdod (minded), Old English ġehugod (minded; disposed).

AdjectiveEdit

minded (comparative more minded, superlative most minded)

  1. Having a mind (inclination) for something or a certain way of thinking about things.
    literary-minded
    literature-minded
    two-minded
  2. Having a preference for doing something; having a likelihood, or disposition to carry out an act.
    I am minded to refuse the request.

Usage notesEdit

This adjective is used

  • in sense 1, only with a preceding word describing the object of the inclination or the type of thinking, and the two are usually hyphenated.
  • in sense 2, only in the construction to be minded to do something.

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VerbEdit

minded

  1. simple past tense and past participle of mind

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