narrowness

Definitions of narrowness
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n the property of being narrow; having little width

“the narrowness of the road”
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

n 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
Type of:
margin
an amount beyond the minimum necessary

n 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”
Type of:
limitation, restriction
a principle that limits the extent of something

n an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior

Synonyms:
narrow-mindedness
Antonyms:
broad-mindedness
an inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior
Types:
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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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