Definitions for narrow-minded
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word narrow-minded
capable of being shocked
lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
"a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"
rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines
having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas
intolerant, bigoted or prejudiced
Origin: From narrow + minded.
of narrow mental scope; illiberal; mean
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
He was so narrow-minded he could see through a keyhole with two eyes.
It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent.
One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
Affirming oneself on the international scene when there is something so important at stake for the region and international relations is inappropriate, I don't think it will happen again. I think there is an effort by the French to try and make themselves look a little better with the Iranians. We will be less narrow-minded.
Translations for narrow-minded
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- ahdasmielinen, ahdaskatseinenFinnish
- cumhangScottish Gaelic
- צר אופקHebrew
- 偏狭, 狭量Japanese
- trangsynt, bornert, innskrenketNorwegian
- твердолобый, с предрассудками, предвзятый, узколобый, ограниченный, недалёкийRussian
- intolerant, trångsinnad, enkelspårig, trångsynt, fördomsfull, stelbentSwedish
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