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provincial

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of provincial

  1. not broad or open in views or opinions some people regard a fear of new things as an unmistakable sign of a provincial attitude Synonyms of provincial illiberal, insular, Lilliputian, little, narrow-minded, parochial, petty, picayune, narrow, sectarian, small, small-mindedWords Related to provincial inflexible, ironbound, obdurate, obstinate, rigid, set, stubborn, unyielding, wrongheaded; bigoted, intolerant; biased, discriminating, discriminatory, jaundiced, one-sided, partial, partisan, prejudiced; brass bound, hidebound, old-fashioned, reactionary, stodgy, straitlaced (or straightlaced), stuffy; dogmatic (also dogmatical), opinionated, opinionative; limited; hick, unsophisticatedNear Antonyms of provincial impartial, nonpartisan, objective, unbiased, unprejudiced; freethinkingAntonyms of provincial broad-minded, catholic, cosmopolitan, liberal, open, open-minded, receptive, tolerant


provincial

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of provincial

  1. an awkward or simple person especially from a small town or the country the confidence man figured that fleecing these provincials would be easy Synonyms of provincial bumpkin, chawbacon, churl, clodhopper, cornball, countryman, hayseed, hillbilly, hick, rube, rustic, yokelWords Related to provincial boor, clod, clown, gawk, lout, oaf; greenhorn, tenderfoot; peasant, peon; backwoodsman, mountaineerNear Antonyms of provincial slicker, smoothy (or smoothie); metropolitan, suburbanite, urbaniteAntonyms of provincial cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, sophisticate



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