small-mindedly


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small-mind·ed

(smôl′mīn′dĭd)
adj.
1. Having a narrow or selfish attitude.
2. Characterized by pettiness or selfishness.

small′-mind′ed·ly adv.
small′-mind′ed·ness n.
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Adv.1.small-mindedly - in a narrow-minded manner; "narrow-mindedly, the authorities closed down the cafe where teenagers used to hang out"
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