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narrow-mindedness

Definitions of narrow-mindedness
  1. noun
    an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
    synonyms: insularity, narrowness
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    Antonyms:
    broad-mindedness
    an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior
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    parochialism
    a limitation of views or interests like that defined by a local parish
    pettiness
    narrowness of mind or ideas or views
    provincialism
    a lack of sophistication
    denominationalism, sectarianism
    a narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination
    type of:
    intolerance
    unwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
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