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From mind +‎ -ed. Compare Old English -mōd (minded), Old English ġehyġd (minded; disposed).

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minded (comparative more minded, superlative most minded)

  1. (in combination, usually hyphenated) Having or exemplifying a mind of the stated type, nature or inclination.
    a fair-minded person
    a fair-minded decision
    literary-minded, literature-minded, two-minded
    • 2004 October 29, Carol McAlice Currie, “Unposted laws make downtown seem unwelcoming”, in Statesman Journal, volume 152, number 214, Salem, OR, page 1C:
      Downtown merchants can’t condone sending the spend-minded to Lancaster Mall, where they can park without fear in mega-macadam lots.
  2. Having a preference for doing something; having a likelihood, or disposition to carry out an act.
    I am minded to refuse the request.
    Order another drink if you are so minded
    He seems minded to go ahead with the plan.

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  1. simple past and past participle of mind

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