right-minded


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right-mind·ed

(rīt′mīn′dĭd)
adj.
Having ideas and views based on what is right or intended to be right.

right′-mind′ed·ness n.

right-minded

adj
holding opinions or principles that accord with what is right or with the opinions of the speaker
ˌright-ˈmindedly adv
ˌright-ˈmindedness n

right′-mind′ed



adj.
right-thinking.
[1575–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.right-minded - disposed toward or having views based on what is right; "respect for law which every right-minded citizen ought to have"- Bertrand Russell
correct, right - correct in opinion or judgment; "time proved him right"

right-minded

adjective
In accordance with principles of right or good conduct:
Translations

right-minded

[ˈraɪtˈmaɪndɪd] ADJ (= decent) → honrado; (= sensible) → prudente

right-minded

[ˌraɪtˈmaɪndɪd] right-thinking [ˈraɪtˌθɪŋkɪŋ] adjdi buon senso, sensato/a
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And so the sailors fled into the stern and crowded bemused about the right-minded helmsman, until suddenly the lion sprang upon the master and seized him; and when the sailors saw it they leapt out overboard one and all into the bright sea, escaping from a miserable fate, and were changed into dolphins.
Markham feels that name is unworthy to be mentioned in the presence of right-minded females.
Tears even might be confidently expected from a right-minded girl.
There was a Note attached to it, which cannot fail to enhance its value in the estimation of all right-minded persons who assist the circulation of paper money.
What does a right-minded woman do, when she has reason to believe that she is cruelly distrusted by the members of her own family?
Surely any right-minded parent would rather have their child be given proper, informed information on all aspects of sex than hear the misinformation passed on by their mates in the playground.
The level of violence used is truly shocking and I know every right-minded person who views it will share that anger.
Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Thursday that the government was ready for talks with only 'right-minded people' in Indian-Occupied Kashmir (IOK) and Pakistan, The Hindu reported.
IANS Srinagar Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday signalled to separatists to come forward for talks to solve the Kashmir issue but stopped short of extending an invitation to them even as he said the government was ready for dialogue with"right-minded"people, not necessarily like-minded.
Judge Robin Johnson told him: "Looking at your case I am satisfied that any right-minded person would look on your behavior with utter revulsion."
Right-minded people want prisons to treat inmates humanely and with understanding.
Yet, if as a result of this and other such atrocities right-minded individuals start blaming whole cultures and religions and spreading the hate, then they will have won.