narrow-minded

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narrow +‎ minded

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narrow-minded (comparative more narrow-minded, superlative most narrow-minded)

  1. Having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas.
    • 1963 June, “Second thoughts on Beeching”, in Modern Railways, page 362:
      Even Mr. Wilson's speech, excellent as it was, could only condemn the Government's narrow-minded approach for the reasons we have outlined, [...].
  2. Intolerant, bigoted or prejudiced.

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