narrow-minded :

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  • a  capable of being shocked
  • a  lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
    a brilliant but narrow-minded judge
  • s  rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines

  • 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.
  • The woman is so full of hate and narrow-minded speak.
  • Acting on dogmatic, narrow-minded views, he might vote to overrule landmark decisions on abortion, civil rights and church-state separation.
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  • 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.
    June 11, 2013 - Dayton Courier

  • John Schneider in Washington Post
    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.
  • Sir Trevor McDonald in Digital Spy
    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."

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