narrow-minded


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nar·row-mind·ed

(năr′ō-mīn′dĭd)
adj.
Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty.

nar′row-mind′ed·ly adv.
nar′row-mind′ed·ness n.

narrow-minded

adj
having a biased or illiberal viewpoint; bigoted, intolerant, or prejudiced
ˌnarrow-ˈmindedly adv
ˌnarrow-ˈmindedness n

nar′row-mind′ed



adj.
having a closed mind; biased.
[1615–25]
nar′row-mind′ed•ly, adv.
nar′row-mind′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.narrow-minded - capable of being shocked
2.narrow-minded - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"
narrow - not wide; "a narrow bridge"; "a narrow line across the page"
broad-minded - inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own; "a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed"
3.narrow-minded - rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines
sectarian - belonging to or characteristic of a sect; "a sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology"

narrow-minded

narrow-minded

adjective
1. Not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example:
2. Not broad or elevated in scope or understanding:
3. Having the restricted outlook often characteristic of geographic isolation:
Translations

narrow-minded

[ˈnærəʊˈmaɪndɪd] (pej) ADJ [person] → estrecho de miras, de mentalidad cerrada; [views] → intolerante, cerrado; [ideas, outlook] → cerrado

narrow-minded

[ˌnærəʊˈmaɪndɪd] adj (pej) (person) → di idee ristrette; (views, outlook) → ristretto/a

narrow

(ˈnӕrəu) adjective
1. having or being only a small distance from side to side. a narrow road; The bridge is too narrow for large lorries to cross.
2. only just managed. a narrow escape.
3. (of ideas, interests or experience) not extensive enough.
verb
to make or become narrow. The road suddenly narrowed.
ˈnarrowly adverb
closely; only just. The ball narrowly missed his head.
ˈnarrows noun plural
a narrow sea-passage; a channel or strait.
ˌnarrow-ˈminded adjective
unwilling to accept ideas different from one's own.

narrow-minded

ضَيّقُ الْعَقْلِ úzkoprsý snæversynet engstirnig στενόμυαλος intolerante ahdasmielinen borné uskogrudan di vedute ristrette 了見の狭い 마음이 좁은 bekrompen trangsynt ograniczony bitolado, limitado косный trångsynt ใจแคบ dar görüşlü thiển cận 小心眼的
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