fairmindedness

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fairminded +‎ -ness

Noun[edit]

fairmindedness (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of fair-mindedness
    • 1995, Vincent Ryan Ruggiero, A Guide to Sociological Thinking, →ISBN, page 31:
      More than just a requirement of etiquette, fairmindedness is based on these important realities: Everyone is capable of error; generally, in complex issues the truth does not lie entirely on either side of the argument; and familiar views often seem superior even when they are not.