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narrow-minded

[ nar-oh-mahyn-did ]
/ ˈnær oʊˈmaɪn dɪd /
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adjective
having or showing a prejudiced mind, as persons or opinions; biased.
not receptive to new ideas; having a closed mind.
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Origin of narrow-minded

First recorded in 1615–25

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British Dictionary definitions for narrow-minded

narrow-minded

adjective
having a biased or illiberal viewpoint; bigoted, intolerant, or prejudiced

Derived forms of narrow-minded

narrow-mindedly, adverbnarrow-mindedness, noun
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