small-minded


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small-mind·ed

(smôl′mīn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Having a narrow or selfish attitude.
2. Characterized by pettiness or selfishness.

small′-mind′ed·ly adv.
small′-mind′ed·ness n.

small-minded

adj
narrow-minded; petty; intolerant; mean
ˌsmall-ˈmindedly adv
ˌsmall-ˈmindedness n

small′-mind′ed



adj.
selfish, petty, or narrow-minded.
[1840–50]
small′-mind′ed•ly, adv.
small′-mind′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.small-minded - contemptibly narrow in outlook; "petty little comments"; "disgusted with their small-minded pettiness"
narrow-minded, narrow - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"

small-minded

small-minded

adjective
1. Not broad or elevated in scope or understanding:
2. Contemptibly unimportant:
Slang: measly.
Idiom: of no account.
Translations

small-minded

[ˈsmɔːlˈmaɪndɪd] ADJmezquino, de miras estrechas

small-minded

[ˌsmɔːlˈmaɪndɪd] adjmeschino/a
References in classic literature ?
But certain it is he laid a smart but kindly finger on many a small-minded prejudice.
Noel Vanstone, to whom all large-minded motives under heaven were inscrutable mysteries, saw the small-minded motive at the bottom of his housekeeper's conduct with as instantaneous a penetration as if he had been a man of the highest ability.
He is doubling down on a small-minded approach to a complicated world.
But if they are going to be so small-minded about it, there's nothing I can do.
Oren is now a member of the centrist party Kulanu in the Knesset: He has been designated by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as deputy premier for diplomacy in a pointed effort to stem the flow of right-wing megadrama from the most disgusting big-mouthed, small-minded members of the cabinet, Avigdor Lieberman and Naftali Bennett.
I've also given up judging them for being small-minded.
Claire Collins THIS petition is both childish and small-minded, whether people like it or not, Wales is part of Great Britain and if the Prince Of Wales wants to host our national football team to congratulate them on their achievements in the Euros, it is up to the Welsh FA to either accept the invitation or decline Jeff Jones Follow us on Twitter @WalesOnline
They have not, the only thing stolen is my children's innocence thanks to your bigoted and small-minded politics.
If Better Together won't involve people who want to promote the UK, it just shows how small-minded they are.
I FIND it absolutely disgusting to see reports of small-minded morons celebrating the death of Margaret Thatcher.
This is not a racist, small-minded Englander's view, it's a realist's view and it's a shame people can't see the bigger picture - or is it a case of people don't want to see it?
I hope it's just a group of small-minded people who are making it newsworthy at the moment, but there are still great strides to be made.