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Definition of "closed-minded" [closed-minded]

  • Variant of close-minded. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "closed-minded" in a sentence
  • "All this censorship stuff can EVER accomplish is to either make the younger generation as closed-minded as YOU, or — if they have any gumption at all — prompt them to rebel."
  • "Those not welcome: those who are dogmatic, self-satisfied, and closed-minded; screamers and shouters; the intolerant and divisive; cult-followers and character assassins; the small-minded and ill-informed; those who listen to radio ranters to have their prejudices confirmed; all who put their narrow or special interest ahead of the national interest; the humorless."
  • "It's too bad you are so brainwashed and closed-minded."