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closed-mind·ed

(klōzd′mīn′dĭd) or close-mind·ed (klōs′-, klōz′-)
adj.
Intolerant of the beliefs and opinions of others; stubbornly unreceptive to new ideas.

closed′-mind′ed·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.closed-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"
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But if there is one group that I understand most yet have no tolerance for, it is the people who are narrow, closed-minded, condescending, hypocrites.
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But, as the readers of this particular magazine know all too well, there is now a tight-knit alliance between religion and the military in this country, whereby young people are brainwashed first by priests then by highly efficient military training to emerge as closed-minded patriots ready to give everything, including their lives, for the country.
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net--saying that if the response to his original work was aimed at punishing or making an example out of him, it would show how closed-minded the party leadership is.
As with economic policies around the world, closed-minded conservatives have dominated the rules of religious practice with unhealthy results that demonstrate the betrayal of sacred trusts, for example in the universal Catholic clergy problem of pedophilia, which is also a worldwide disaster that is still being covered up.
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Upon discovering a recipe for the magical love-remedy potion featured in the play, he turns much of his closed-minded town gay: ensnaring family, friends and enemies in chaos.
In this day and age, when religious belief is on the decline, it is closed-minded people such as this priest that continue to drive people away.