close-minded


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close-mind·ed

(klōs′mīn′dĭd, klōz′-)
adj.
Variant of closed-minded.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.close-minded - not ready to receive to new ideas
narrow-minded, narrow - lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"

close-minded

adjective
Not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example:
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But neither are they the close-minded, ideological echo chambers that they are sometimes depicted to be.
Despite the fact that the LBGTI community across the island has gained a bigger presence and more outspoken supporters, Cypriot society still remains close-minded, while the legal issues LGBTI individuals face are yet to be resolved.
Albayalde, in a press briefing at Camp Crame, said he no longer wanted to argue with "close-minded" persons after he was asked for a comment on former President Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III's statement that the police's "nanlaban (fought)" reasoning was highly doubtful.
Neo-polcor term meaning weight challenged anorexic height challenged vertigo life challenged dead reading challenged close-minded numbers challenged can't get stoned tennis challenged call for Hawkeye gender challenged afraid of girls (or boys) beauty challenged can't leave the girls (or boys) alone climate change challenged can't convince deniers of the harm they're defending memory challenged traumatised by one's past ("Forget it!" I'd say.
Okay lang kung maganda kasi may iba kasi na close-minded, ganon na 'yung nangyayari.
Brown gives the reader a slice of life in this little town where there are open-minded and close-minded people; accepting and not accepting people; straight, gay, and lesbian people; holier-than-thou people and kind, wonderful people, including Jo's new stepmom, who is one of the best and the wisest.--cj Bott.
"To say that creationism as a theory is any less valuable than any other theory that nobody can scientifically prove I just think is being close-minded."
Knowledge teaches people to improve the world, and to state their facts and discoveries, but some people believe that accumulating knowledge can make a person even more ignorant and close-minded.
The region may sit on the margins of British life in the ill-informed view of close-minded opinion formers.
"Every member of our family was born in Britain and they're disgusted by his close-minded views just because I have an Australian accent."
"I'm looking for someone that's open to spontaneity and not close-minded and makes you feel like being you is enough," she added.
They are close-minded and bigots when it comes to accepting something which is not "socially acceptable" - whatever that means.