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mind·ed

 (mīn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Disposed; inclined: I am not minded to answer any of your questions.
2. Having a specified kind of mind. Often used in combination: fair-minded; evil-minded.
3. Directed or oriented toward something specified. Often used in combination: civic-minded; career-minded.

mind′ed·ness n.

minded

(ˈmaɪndɪd)
adj
1. having a mind, inclination, intention, etc, as specified: politically minded.
2. (in combination): money-minded.

mind•ed

(ˈmaɪn dɪd)

adj.
1. having a certain kind of mind (usu. used in combination): strong-minded.
2. inclined or disposed.
[1495–1505]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.minded - (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified; "civic-minded"; "career-minded"
combining form - a bound form used only in compounds; "`hemato-' is a combining form in words like `hematology'"
orientated, oriented - adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination; "the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view"; "helping freshmen become oriented to college life"; "the book is value-oriented throughout"
2.minded - (usually followed by `to') naturally disposed toward; "he is apt to ignore matters he considers unimportant"; "I am not minded to answer any questions"
inclined - (often followed by `to') having a preference, disposition, or tendency; "wasn't inclined to believe the excuse"; "inclined to be moody"

minded

adjective
Disposed to accept or agree:
Archaic: fain.
Translations

minded

[ˈmaɪndɪd] ADJ if you are so mindedsi estás dispuesto a hacerlo, si quieres hacerlo

minded

[ˈmaɪndɪd] adj (= inclined) to be minded to do sth → avoir l'intention de faire qch
if they were so minded, ... → s'ils le voulaient, ...

minded

adjgesonnen (geh), → gewillt; if you are so mindedwenn Ihnen der Sinn danach steht (geh)

minded

[ˈmaɪndɪd] adj (frm) to be minded to do sthessere intenzionato/a a fare qc
References in classic literature ?
And when it had got to the worst, and it seemed to me that I could not stand anything more, a fly got in through the bars and settled on my nose, and the bars were stuck and wouldn't work, and I couldn't get the visor up; and I could only shake my head, which was baking hot by this time, and the fly -- well, you know how a fly acts when he has got a certainty -- he only minded the shaking enough to change from nose to lip, and lip to ear, and buzz and buzz all around in there, and keep on lighting and biting, in a way that a person, already so distressed as I was, simply could not stand.
Dorothea accused herself of some meanness in this timidity: it was always odious to her to have any small fears or contrivances about her actions, but at this moment she was seeking the highest aid possible that she might not dread the corrosiveness of Celia's pretty carnally minded prose.
It is true, she had no more lace with which to decorate another handkerchief, but the sale of this would supply the money to purchase anew, and in this way the simple minded girl saw no reason why she might not continue on as long as health and strength would allow--at least as long as her grandmother lived.