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close-mind·ed

(klōs′mīn′dĭd, klōz′-)
adj.
Variant of closed-minded.
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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"
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close-minded

adjective
Not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example:
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As a leader, I do not tolerate close-mindedness and do not appreciate those that refuse to consider other points of view.
Unfortunately, negative energy and close-mindedness is more common than positive energy and open-mindedness.
And while close-mindedness is often associated with conservatism, in Pakistan, it appears, the liberals are not much different because a gentle reading of any English news publication these days makes Khan look the image of some lapsed conman or a blithering ignoramus.
"I've grown up in a world of negativity and close-mindedness but I am at that point where I realize that I can use my experience to tell my truths and help others just like me."
In order to overcome this potential hostility and close-mindedness, the mediator must be indefatigable and relentless in trying to get past these prejudices in order to get the parties to agree to a resolution.
Hdi Kaddour's book conveys the dangers of xenophobia, close-mindedness and isolation.
Likewise, these individual traits, seen as the "virtues," can also be extended to describe characteristics of an organization, whereas their lack or the development of the opposite (known as the "vices," including close-mindedness, dogmatism, and attributional bias) is detrimental to organizational learning.
In fact, given the natural ego centric state of the human mind and studies on critical thinking to date, most individuals likely would argue that they themselves understand critical thinking, and that it really is "other people" who lack critical skills and characteristics of mind; are prejudiced, biased, and self-deceived; and distort information and misrepresent things, not "us"--or certainly not "me." This is a universal problem in human thinking: many tend to lack even minimal insight into their own shortcomings, failings, selfishness, arrogance, close-mindedness, and hypocrisies.
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"The movement constantly works towards changing the ongoing debate in Lebanon from a sectarian debate that encourages close-mindedness and social fragmentation and civil wars to a social, cultural, and political debate; one that unites society and the nation and endorses civil peace." The new chairman of the movement, Ibrahim al-Halabi, outlined the movement's position on a number of national and political issues.
NNA - The Maronite Bichops called for "empowering the language of dialogue in resolving the ongoing crises and conflicts in the region that want to change the face of Arab World into more and more division and close-mindedness - something that contradicts a long history of culture based on tolerance, cooperation and coexistence." The Bishops' stance came Wednesday in the context of their regular monthly meeting under the chairmanship of Maronite Patriarch Bechara Rahi in Bkerki.
Fanaticism, close-mindedness, self-denial, guilt, proselytizing, excessive devotion to a teacher or a teaching, and moralism--all are signs of a spiritual complex.