narrow-minded narrow-minded

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) capable of being shocked
  2. (adj) lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
  3. (adj) rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Barth has been variously damned as a heretic, a narrow-minded Biblicist, and an atheist in disguiseand praised as the most creative Protestant theologian since John Calvin.
  2. The woman is so full of hate and narrow-minded speak.
  3. Acting on dogmatic, narrow-minded views, he might vote to overrule landmark decisions on abortion, civil rights and church-state separation.

News

  • Greed is what will bring the nation down

    In reference to the letters to the editor about narrow-minded gay groups pushing their agendas on the Boy Scouts will ruin them and that gay marriage is causing “Sodom & Gomorrah,” why don’t you letter-writers try to be a little less narrow-minded and accept the fact that these gays you condemn are here living in your communities and they have to lie and hide from people like you.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Dayton Courier

Quotes

  1. "It's a huge shock to me that in this day and age people could be so narrow-minded, especially professional people," Schneider said Friday.
    on Mar 19, 2007 By: John Schneider Source: Washington Post

  2. On introducing an item, Sir Trevor said: "It's time for 'Racist and Dead', this week, it's the turn of corpulent, narrow-minded northerner Bernard Manning. Personally, I never thought of Bernard Manning as a racist comic: just a fat, white bastard."
    on Sep 10, 2007 By: Sir Trevor McDonald Source: Digital Spy

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