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small–mindedness

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Synonyms and Antonyms of small–mindedness

  1. stubborn or intolerant adherence to one's opinions or prejudices the small-mindedness of her parents would never allow them to accept a son-in-law of a different religion Synonyms dogmatism, illiberalism, illiberality, illiberalness, intolerance, intolerantness, narrow-mindedness, opinionatedness, partisanship, sectarianism, small-mindednessRelated Words conservatism, reactionaryism; insularism, insularity, parochialism, provincialismNear Antonyms progressiveness, progressivismAntonyms broad-mindedness, liberalism, liberality, open-mindedness, tolerance


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