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narrow-minded

[nar-oh-mahyn-did] /ˈnær oʊˈmaɪn dɪd/
adjective
1.
having or showing a prejudiced mind, as persons or opinions; biased.
2.
not receptive to new ideas; having a closed mind.
Origin
1615-1625
1615-25
Related forms
narrow-mindedly, adverb
narrow-mindedness, noun
unnarrow-minded, adjective
unnarrow-mindedly, adverb
unnarrow-mindedness, noun
Synonyms
1. bigoted, biased, partial, intolerant, illiberal, self-righteous.
Antonyms
1. tolerant.
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British Dictionary definitions for unnarrow minded

narrow-minded

adjective
1.
having a biased or illiberal viewpoint; bigoted, intolerant, or prejudiced
Derived Forms
narrow-mindedly, adverb
narrow-mindedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for unnarrow minded

narrow-minded

adj.

also narrow minded, 1620s, from narrow (adj.) + minded. Related: Narrow-mindedness. Middle English had narrow-hearted "mean, ungenerous, ignoble" (c.1200).

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