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Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty.
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|Noun||1.||narrow-mindedness - an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior|
intolerance - unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
parochialism - a limitation of views or interests like that defined by a local parish
pettiness - narrowness of mind or ideas or views
provincialism - a lack of sophistication
denominationalism, sectarianism - a narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination; "he condemned religious sectarianism"
broad-mindedness - an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior
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