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narrow-minded

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1 unwilling to grant other people social rights or to accept other viewpoints
  • it took a while for some of the more narrow-minded members of management to be persuaded to modernize the dress code

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The first known use of narrow-minded was in 1611

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“Narrow-minded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/narrow-minded. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.

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