small-mindedness


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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.
Translations

small-mindedness

[ˈsmɔːlˈmaɪndɪdnɪs] Nmezquindad f, estrechez f de miras

small-mindedness

[ˌsmɔːlˈmaɪndɪdnɪs] nmeschinità
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That's why the negativity, the pettiness, the small-mindedness of our politics today drives me crazy.
For others, it's a sad reflection of our small-mindedness and a refusal to see the failings we have ourselves at international level.
While these magical cures are flying about, would it be possible to find one for small-mindedness and bigotry?
And single-handedly he set out to shape it in his manner -- political, pointed and poisoned by small-mindedness.
Europe is awash in small-mindedness, prejudice and amnesia.
I can dismiss the schoolboy behaviour as attention-seeking, but for Robyn Lewis to relate the sorry tale in the letters column of the national newspaper of Wales shows a degree of small-mindedness that does more harm than good to the Welsh image.
While Bartok may have been the greater composer of the two, Kertesz's attitude to the remarkable and hugely talented Ligeti sheds light on the writers vanity and occasional small-mindedness, which could of course partly be a result of his illness and recurring bouts of depression.
Sison raised the idea of a patriotic, pro-Filipino movement to express outrage and press the government to let go of its small-mindedness in the fight against China.
In Die Hermannsschlacht, in which a Germanic tribe defeats a Roman legion for the first time in history, the dream of a mythically unified Germany founders on the small-mindedness of both the would-be leader and his people.
Let us not allow the reality of our faith to wear down and degenerate into small-mindedness.
It is this truth that strengthens and guides the Emirati-Canadian partnership, and it is this truth that proves that our common values of cooperation and progress will always give the appropriate amount of effort prevail against forces of destruction and small-mindedness.
On the contrary, their small-mindedness is only guaranteeing that as regional crises grow, Christian marginalization will be assured.