narrow-minded

[nar-oh-mahyn-did]
adjective
1.
having or showing a prejudiced mind, as persons or opinions; biased.
2.
not receptive to new ideas; having a closed mind.

Origin:
1615–25

narrow-mindedly, adverb
narrow-mindedness, noun
unnarrow-minded, adjective
unnarrow-mindedly, adverb
unnarrow-mindedness, noun


1. bigoted, biased, partial, intolerant, illiberal, self-righteous.


1. tolerant.
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narrow-minded
 
adj
having a biased or illiberal viewpoint; bigoted, intolerant, or prejudiced
 
narrow-'mindedly
 
adv
 
narrow-'mindedness
 
n

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narrow-minded
also narrow minded, 1620s, from narrow (adj.) + mind (n.).
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Example sentences
To show you as a narrow minded ideologue without independent thought, yes.
It also stops people from saying you are being narrow minded, or narrowly focused.
We think that would be a bit narrow minded, that approach.
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