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close-mind·ed

(klōs′mīn′dĭd, klōz′-)
adj.
Variant of closed-minded.
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Adj.1.close-minded - not ready to receive to new ideas
narrow-minded, narrow - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"

close-minded

adjective
Not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example:
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He urged Catholics to use the Year of Mercy as an opportunity to learn about Islam and other religions to "eliminate every form of close-mindedness and disrespect .
She was quick to explain that pure close-mindedness was the problem.
Peace, hope, faith, and dignity are the winners and losers depending on whether or not ignorance, prejudice, close-mindedness, and fear take part in the battle.
The biggest obstacles to peace," one of the attendees, Omer Omen, said, "is bigotry and close-mindedness.
The only threat to the world is the ignorance and close-mindedness which overshadow these senseless groups.
This will continue to be the case as long as there are governments that are completely subdued by financial and administrative corruption, and are exercising oppression against freedoms without any concern for human rights; but also as long as there are populations remaining silent vis-Ea-vis anarchy and are suffering from increasing backwardness and close-mindedness.
His impact has been underestimated as he's been outshadowed by his contemporaries Kant and Goethe, and due to a history of critical reception, but readers will find his openness to all cultures and his aversion to nationalism and close-mindedness remarkable and contemporary.
A caveat: the exacting scientific study of the close-mindedness of people becomes so relentless that it makes the film seem perhaps too controlled and closed itself--and leaves no room to relish the stunningly sharp cinematography.
The idols in this cult would have us sacrifice to them in a spirit of terror, insecurity, scarcity, close-mindedness, self-protection, and immediate gratification.