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Not willing to listen to or tolerate other people's views; prejudiced.
intolerant, illiberal, reactionary, conservative, ultra-conservative, conventional, parochial, provincial, insular, small-town, localist, small-minded, petty-minded, petty, close-minded, short-sighted, myopic, blinkered, inward-looking, narrow, hidebound, dyed-in-the-wool, diehard, limited, restricted, inflexible, dogmatic, rigid, entrenched, prejudiced, bigoted, biased, partisan, sectarian, discriminatoryprudish, priggish, strait-laced, stuffy, puritanical, moralistic, prim, starchy, prissy, shockableracist, racialist, chauvinistic, chauvinist, sexist, nationalisticparish-pump, blimpishbornéjerkwaterclaustralView synonyms
- ‘Where have we seen this narrow-minded extremist view before?’
- ‘It was just sort of a narrow-minded point of view of what would happen.’
- ‘Such a comment betrays an inflexible narrow-minded misunderstanding of our enemies and how to combat them.’
- ‘I think this is a narrow-minded view, with all due respect, that you are holding.’
- ‘Visit their website for reactionary, narrow-minded tripe!’
- ‘In today's cyber age, people take it as an insult to be labelled narrow-minded for their opinions with obvious bias.’
- ‘Instead they choose to hurt a person who doesn't fit into their narrow-minded view of the world.’
- ‘Laying down a moral code and enforcing it with bans, punishment and guilt, produces petty, narrow-minded people.’
- ‘I'm frustrated with narrow-minded view of history this article represents.’
- ‘The more selfish and narrow-minded interests are allowed to rule, the fewer good things there are for the country and the citizens as a whole.’
- ‘The professor also slammed the government's research funding agencies for narrow-minded views on how to train researchers.’
- ‘If one remains narrow-minded, ignorant and intolerant of others this dream is impossible.’
- ‘Good education, untainted by narrow-minded politicians, provides the basis for a healthy society and democracy.’
- ‘Because they exploit the fears and incite the prejudices of the narrow-minded.’
- ‘Was his mockery of posters encouraging riding a bike meant to appeal to the narrow-minded prejudices of his more polluting punters?’
- ‘Hardly the conduct of a sectarian or narrow-minded politician.’
- ‘Beneath his bluff exterior, he is a narrow-minded reactionary with merely some financial success.’
- ‘Another downside is dealing with narrow-minded clients who don't allow you to move forward with what is clearly the best strategy for their business.’
- ‘On most of the cases that count, she has proved to be anathema to their narrow-minded view of the world and Constitution.’
- ‘Some people easily give up a chance or some potential probably because of a narrow-minded and negative point of view.’
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