variants or close-minded
chiefly US, disapproving
: not willing to consider different ideas or opinions : having or showing a closed mind
He's becoming increasingly closed-minded in his old age.
a very close-minded attitude

Examples of closed-minded in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But no one besides pure and unalloyed propagandists wants journalists to be more closed-minded or less willing to listen and learn. Max Moran, The New Republic, 4 Apr. 2023 This closed-minded response was typical of how the press treated Donald Trump during his presidency: with deep disdain and dismissal of logic and facts. WSJ, 10 Mar. 2023

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“Closed-minded.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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