narrow-mindedness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.narrow-mindedness - an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
intolerance - unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
parochialism - a limitation of views or interests like that defined by a local parish
pettiness - narrowness of mind or ideas or views
provincialism - a lack of sophistication
denominationalism, sectarianism - a narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination; "he condemned religious sectarianism"
broad-mindedness - an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior
Translations

narrow-mindedness

[ˈnærəʊˈmaɪndɪdnɪs] Nestrechez f de miras, intolerancia f

narrow-mindedness

[ˌnærəʊˈmaɪndɪdnɪs] nchiusura mentale
References in classic literature ?
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