small–minded

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adjective small–mind·ed \ˈsmȯl-ˈmīn-dəd\

Definition of small–minded

  1. 1 :  having narrow interests, sympathies, or outlook

  2. 2 :  typical of a small-minded person :  marked by pettiness, narrowness, or meanness small–minded conduct

small–mindedly

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small–mindedness

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1811

First Known Use of small–minded

1811


SMALL–MINDED Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective small–mind·ed \ˈsmȯl-ˈmīn-dəd\

Definition of small–minded for English Language Learners

  • : not interested in new or different ideas : not willing to accept the opinions of other people

  • : typical of a small-minded person

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