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minded Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    • I don't mind your behavior
  2. verb be concerned with or about something or somebody
  3. verb be in charge of or deal with
    mind; take care.
    • She takes care of all the necessary arrangements
  4. verb pay close attention to; give heed to
    mind; heed; listen.
    • Heed the advice of the old men
  5. verb be on one's guard; be cautious or wary about; be alert to
    beware; mind.
    • Beware of telephone salesmen
  6. verb keep in mind
    mind; bear in mind.
  7. adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  8. adjective satellite (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward
    given; tending; disposed; apt.
    • he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant
    • I am not minded to answer any questions

Mind"ed adjective
  1. Disposed; inclined; having a mind.
    Joseph... was minded to put her away privily. Matt. i. 19.
    If men were minded to live virtuously. Tillotson.
    Minded is much used in composition; as, high-minded, feeble-minded, sober-minded, double-minded.

Webster 1913

"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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