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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Definitions for blinkered

  1. narrow-minded and subjective; unwilling to understand another viewpoint.
  2. having blinkers on; fitted with blinkers.

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Citations for blinkered
These anti-fans see, in new casts and storylines, the agendas of blinkered Social Justice Warriors more interested in diversity quotas and Signaling Virtue than making good movies. Adam Rogers, "Star Wars and the Battle of the Ever-More-Toxic Fan Culture," Wired, June 6, 2018
I felt my temperature rise at the thought of LaFramboise's blinkered arrogance. R. J. Harlick, Death's Golden Whisper, 2004
Origin of blinkered
The meanings of blinkered “(of a horse) fitted with blinkers to restrict vision” and “(of a person) having a narrow, limited outlook” are all but simultaneous, dating from the end of the 19th century.
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