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).

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

blinkered

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

blinkered

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

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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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.
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