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Definitions for narrow-minded

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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


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrow-minded in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of narrow-minded in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Black Elk:

    He was so narrow-minded he could see through a keyhole with two eyes.

  2. Vincent Van Gogh:

    It is better to be high-spirited even though one makes more mistakes, than to be narrow-minded and all to prudent.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    A broad-minded person always appreciates the positive outlook, the narrow-minded people often admire only own outfits and looks.

  4. Mullah Abdul Manan Niazi:

    He is a very conservative, narrow-minded, inefficient kind of person who will never be able to unite the Taliban or gather support.

  5. J. D. Watson, "The Double Helix":

    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.

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