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blinkered

[ bling-kerd ]
/ ˈblɪŋ kərd /
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adjective

narrow-minded and subjective; unwilling to understand another viewpoint: When in the Oval Office, Hoover was blinkered by his distrust of government.
having blinkers on; fitted with blinkers: a blinkered racehorse.

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Origin of blinkered

First recorded in 1895–1900; blinker + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM blinkered

un·blink·ered, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for blinkered

blinkered
/ (ˈblɪŋkəd) /

adjective

considering only a narrow point of view
(of a horse) wearing blinkers
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