narrow-minded

  • 1 narrow-minded — (adj.) also narrow minded, 1620s, from NARROW (Cf. narrow) (adj.) + MINDED (Cf. minded). Related: Narrow mindedness. Middle English had narrow hearted mean, ungenerous, ignoble (c.1200) …

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  • 2 Narrow-minded — Nar row mind ed, a. Of narrow mental scope; lacking tolerance or breadth of view; illiberal; mean. Opposite of {broad minded}, {open minded}, {liberal}. [WordNet sense 2] [Narrower terms: {dogmatic, dogmatical}; {little, petty, small, small… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 narrow-minded — [ US ˈ.. ˌ..] adj unwilling to accept or understand new or different ideas, opinions, or customs = ↑prejudiced ≠ ↑broadminded ▪ His attitude is narrow minded and insensitive. ▪ narrow minded nationalism >narrow mindedness n [U] …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 narrow-minded — [adj] biased, intolerant bigoted, conservative, conventional, hidebound, illiberal, insular, narrow, opinionated, parochial, petty, prejudiced, provincial, reactionary, shortsighted, small minded, strait laced, unenlarged; concepts 403,542 Ant.… …

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  • 5 narrow-minded — narrow, narrow minded *illiberal, intolerant, bigoted, hidebound Analogous words: rigorous, *rigid, strict, stringent: obdurate, *inflexible, inexorable: provincial, parochial, local, smalltown, *insular Antonyms: broad, broad minded Contrasted… …

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  • 6 narrow-minded — [nar′ōmīn′did, ner′ōmīn′did] adj. limited in outlook or lacking in tolerance; not liberal; bigoted; prejudiced narrow mindedly adv. narrow mindedness n …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 narrow-minded — adjective disliking or not interested in ideas or cultures different from your own ─ opposite BROAD MINDED …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 8 narrow-minded — index dogmatic, illiberal, narrow, one sided, parochial, partial (biased), provincial, unbending …

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  • 9 narrow-minded — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ unwilling to listen to or tolerate the views of others; prejudiced …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 narrow-minded — adj. narrow minded + int. (it was narrow minded of her to say that) * * * [ˌnærəʊ maɪndɪd] narrow minded + inf. (it was narrow minded of her to say that) …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 11 narrow-minded — ADJ GRADED (disapproval) If you describe someone as narrow minded, you are criticizing them because they are unwilling to consider new ideas or other people s opinions. ...a narrow minded bigot. Ant: broad minded Derived words: narrow mindedness… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 narrow-minded — adjective our school has no place for such narrow minded teaching Syn: intolerant, illiberal, reactionary, conservative, parochial, provincial, insular, small minded, petty, blinkered, inward looking, narrow, hidebound, prejudiced, bigoted;… …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 13 narrow-minded — {adj. phr.} Limited in outlook; resistant to new ideas; bigoted. * /He is generally very open about everything, but when it comes to politics, he is terribly narrow minded./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 14 narrow-minded — {adj. phr.} Limited in outlook; resistant to new ideas; bigoted. * /He is generally very open about everything, but when it comes to politics, he is terribly narrow minded./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 15 narrow-minded — adj. phr. Limited in outlook; resistant to new ideas; bigoted. He is generally very open about everything, but when it comes to politics, he is terribly narrow minded …

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  • 16 narrow-minded — narrow mindedly, adv. narrow mindedness, n. /nar oh muyn did/, adj. 1. having or showing a prejudiced mind, as persons or opinions; biased. 2. not receptive to new ideas; having a closed mind. 3. extremely conservative and morally self righteous …

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  • 17 narrow minded — Synonyms and related words: authoritarian, bigot, bigoted, borne, closed, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, fanatical, hidebound, illiberal, insular, little, little minded, mean, mean minded, mean spirited, narrow, narrow… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 18 narrow-minded — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. bigoted; small, mean, intolerant. See narrowness, misjudgment.Ant., broad minded. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. bigoted, biased, provincial; see conservative , conventional 3 , prejudiced . III (Roget …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 narrow-minded — adj 1. narrow, prejudiced, biased, bigoted; warped, twisted, jaundiced, partial, arbitrary, one sided, opinionated, prepossessed; sexist, racist, anti Semitic, discriminative, discriminatory; close minded, closed, intolerant, illiberal,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 narrow-minded — Synonyms and related words: biased, bigoted, conservative, conventional, fundamentalist, hidebound, illiberal, intolerant, mean minded, mean spirited, narrow, narrow spirited, old fashioned, old fogyish, one sided, opinionated, parochial,… …

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