narrow-minded

adjective
nar·​row-mind·​ed | \ ˈner-(ˌ)ō-ˈmīn-dəd How to pronounce narrow-minded (audio) , ˈna-(ˌ)rō- \

Definition of narrow-minded

: lacking in tolerance or breadth of vision : petty

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narrow-mindedly adverb
narrow-mindedness noun

First Known Use of narrow-minded

1631, in the meaning defined above

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“Narrow-minded.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/narrow-minded. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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narrow-minded

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English Language Learners Definition of narrow-minded

: not willing to accept opinions, beliefs, or behaviors that are unusual or different from your own

narrow-minded

adjective
nar·​row-mind·​ed | \ ˌner-ō-ˈmīn-dəd \

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narrow-mindedly adverb
narrow-mindedness noun

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