- The definition of single minded is a focus on one thing at the expense of anything else.
An example of single minded is a person who cares about only his own happiness and who will do anything to make himself happy.
single-minded definition by Webster's New World
- with only one aim or purpose
single-minded definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Having one overriding purpose or goal: the single-minded pursuit of money.
- Steadfast; resolute: He was single-minded in his determination to stop smoking.
- sinˈgle-mindˈed·ly adverb
- sinˈgle-mindˈed·ness noun