narrowness

Definitions of narrowness
  1. noun
    the property of being narrow; having little width
    “the narrowness of the road”
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    Antonyms:
    broadness, wideness
    the property of being wide; having great width
    types:
    fineness, thinness
    the property of being very narrow or thin
    type of:
    breadth, width
    the extent of something from side to side
  2. noun
    a small margin
    “the landslide he had in the electoral college obscured the narrowness of a victory based on just 43% of the popular vote”
    synonyms: narrow margin, slimness
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    type of:
    margin
    an amount beyond the minimum necessary
  3. noun
    a restriction of range or scope
    “the problem with achievement tests is the narrowness they impose on students”
    “the attraction of the book is precisely its narrowness of focus”
    “frustrated by the narrowness of people's horizons”
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    type of:
    limitation, restriction, stricture
    a principle that limits the extent of something
  4. noun
    an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
    synonyms: narrow-mindedness
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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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