How to Pronounce base-minded?

Correct pronunciation for the word "base-minded" is [bˈe͡ɪsmˈa͡ɪndɪd], [bˈe‍ɪsmˈa‍ɪndɪd], [b_ˈeɪ_s_m_ˈaɪ_n_d_ɪ_d].

"Base-minded" in context

Base-minded is a term used to describe a certain type of mindset in which someone adopts either extreme or simple views on certain topics, viewing everything in black and white. This type of mentality is often referred to as "two dimensional" because there is often no room for a more complex exploration of various ideas or nuanced opinion. Base-minded individuals deny any thoughts contrary to their original opinion or belief and can be rigidly intolerant in their views.

Base-mindedness is often particularly evident in politics, when people are entrenched in their one-dimensional view of a certain political ideology and refuse to accept any other opinion or consideration.

Usage over time for base-minded:

This graph shows how "base-minded" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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