blinkered


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blink·ered

 (blĭng′kərd)
adj.
Subjective and limited, as in viewpoint or perception: "The characters have a blinkered view and, misinterpreting what they see, sometimes take totally inexpedient action" (Pauline Kael).
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blinkered

(ˈblɪŋkəd)
adj
1. considering only a narrow point of view
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) (of a horse) wearing blinkers
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blinkered

[ˈblɪŋkəd] (Brit) ADJ [horse] → con anteojeras (fig) [person] → estrecho de miras; [view] → miope, estrecho
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blinkered

[ˈblɪŋkərd] adj (British) (= narrow-minded) [person] → qui a l'esprit borné; [approach] → borné(e); [view] → étroit(e)
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blinkered

adj
(fig)engstirnig; they are all so blinkeredsie laufen alle mit Scheuklappen herum
horsemit Scheuklappen
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blinkered

[ˈblɪŋkəd] adj (fig) (person) → che ha i paraocchi
to have a blinkered view of reality → vedere la realtà con i paraocchi
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References in periodicals archive ?
Northern Irish production Blinkered, written by Patricia Byrne of Sole Purpose Productions in Derry, will be performed at the 1st Irish Festival in New York.
Quite remarkable that some ageing Kirklees councillors once again take a blinkered view and ignoring those they supposedly represent.
Here, he takes the reader on a tour of blinkered understandings of science across a range of examples, including faulty understandings of risk across a range of policy areas, media distortions of such issues as the cause of AIDS and the hazards of vaccines, distortions by politicians over such topics as climate change and passive smoking, and even the blinkered attitude of some scientists (e.g., atheist proselytizer Richard Dawkins) towards the supposed incompatibility of science and rationality with religion.
Carruthers blinkered in bid to bolster confidence CARRUTHERS was hampered when What A Friend came down in the Gold Cup and Mark Bradstock has fitted blinkers for the first time on the Hennessy winner to ensure he does not become intimidated by horses around him.
BLINKERED: New headgear for Madison Du Berlais at Kempton
I FEEL I have to respond to David Willams's letter accusing Andrew Lapping of being blinkered, obscure and virulent in his "attack" on Gordon Brown (Voice of the North, December 26).