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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. having a closed mind; biased.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shockable, narrow-minded(adj)

    capable of being shocked

  2. narrow-minded, narrow(adj)

    lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view

    "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions"

  3. narrow-minded(adj)

    rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. narrow-minded(adjective)ˈnær oʊ

    unwilling to think about opinions that are different from your own

    a politically narrow-minded family


  1. narrow-minded(Adjective)

    having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas

  2. narrow-minded(Adjective)

    intolerant, bigoted or prejudiced

  3. Origin: From narrow + minded.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Narrow-minded(adj)

    of narrow mental scope; illiberal; mean

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unwilling to accept ideas different from one's own.

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