blinkered


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blink·ered

 (blĭng′kərd)
adj.
Subjective and limited, as in viewpoint or perception: "The characters have a blinkered view and, misinterpreting what they see, sometimes take totally inexpedient action" (Pauline Kael).

blinkered

(ˈblɪŋkəd)
adj
1. considering only a narrow point of view
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (of a horse) wearing blinkers
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blinkered

[ˈblɪŋkəd] (Brit) ADJ [horse] → con anteojeras (fig) [person] → estrecho de miras; [view] → miope, estrecho

blinkered

[ˈblɪŋkərd] adj (British) (= narrow-minded) [person] → qui a l'esprit borné; [approach] → borné(e); [view] → étroit(e)

blinkered

adj
(fig)engstirnig; they are all so blinkeredsie laufen alle mit Scheuklappen herum
horsemit Scheuklappen

blinkered

[ˈblɪŋkəd] adj (fig) (person) → che ha i paraocchi
to have a blinkered view of reality → vedere la realtà con i paraocchi
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Quite remarkable that some ageing Kirklees councillors once again take a blinkered view and ignoring those they supposedly represent.
Here, he takes the reader on a tour of blinkered understandings of science across a range of examples, including faulty understandings of risk across a range of policy areas, media distortions of such issues as the cause of AIDS and the hazards of vaccines, distortions by politicians over such topics as climate change and passive smoking, and even the blinkered attitude of some scientists (e.
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I FEEL I have to respond to David Willams's letter accusing Andrew Lapping of being blinkered, obscure and virulent in his "attack" on Gordon Brown (Voice of the North, December 26).
I JUST want to say that I am sick of reading all the comments from blinkered and bigoted Labour supporters ranting about Mrs Thatcher.
The latter was blinkered for the first time and turned the Royal Hunt Cup, one of the most competitive handicaps of the season, into a procession, with Fortune bringing the John Gosden-trained colt home four lengths clear of the field.
I DON'T think that it is Ann Adlington who is blinkered (ECHO Letters, April 18) in her attitude to a possible move of EFC to Kirkby.
Whilst God continues to give us free will people will choose to be blinkered.
It is, contrary to your own belief, that blinkered arrogance which has led you to the dock today.
WELSH Conservative leader Nick Bourne has hit out at calls by former Cabinet minister Mo Mowlam for the legalisation of all drugs as "naive and blinkered beyond belief".