Definitions for single-minded

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sin′gle-mind′ed(adj.)

  1. having or showing a single aim or purpose.

  2. dedicated; resolute; steadfast.

Origin of single-minded:

1570–80

sin′gle-mind′ed•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. single-minded, resolved(adj)

    determined

    "she was firmly resolved to be a doctor"; "single-minded in his determination to stop smoking"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. single-minded(adjective)ˈsɪŋ gəl

    thinking about or determined to do only one thing

    his single-minded focus on winning

Wiktionary

  1. single-minded(Adjective)

    Intensely focused and concentrated on purpose, thinking of only one goal, undistractable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Single-minded(adj)

    having a single purpose; hence, artless; guileless; single-hearted

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