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Definition of "narrow-minded" []

  • Lacking tolerance, breadth of view, or sympathy; petty. (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 "narrow-minded" in a sentence
  • "Saying J.J. Abrams is more deserving because he went from TV to film is quite a narrow-minded statement."
  • "My feeling is that the problems with the US criminal justice system are sufficiently broad-based that a narrow-minded focus on capital punishment is a bit misguided."
  • "“My feeling is that the problems with the US criminal justice system are sufficiently broad-based that a narrow-minded focus on capital punishment is a bit misguided.”"