narrow-minded


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not tolerant of the beliefs or opinions of others, for example

not broad or elevated in scope or understanding

having the restricted outlook often characteristic of geographic isolation

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capable of being shocked

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lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view

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rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines

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At a time when the focus for investment, jobs and a better future needs to be on teamwork, no good will come from any future narrow-minded in-fighting on a personal or corporate level.
This is the case of the Arab Maghreb Union, which continues to be plagued by the repercussions of narrow-minded calculations regarding the artificial dispute over the Moroccan Sahara.
We should have bi-lingual signs etc but this narrow-minded nationalistic outlook on all things Welsh is ludicrous.
He criticized the divisions among various Lebanese factions based "on narrow-minded readings of politics.
They have no leadership qualities, just narrow-minded bitterness, unlike the true courage shown by Harry.
The screenplay tells the story of Fisher Willow (Lohan), the disliked 1920s Memphis debutante daughter of a plantation owner with a distaste for narrow-minded people and a penchant for shocking and insulting those around her.
I expect this kind of narrow-minded policy from the nationalist zealots in the Republican Party, but I guess any hope for open-mindedness in the party that runs on promises of fairness and equality will have to wait until the election season has ended.
The Walrus magazine joined in the act, citing an alleged "rising clout of Canada's religious right," attempting to link Prime Minister Stephen Harper with what it called "Theo-cons" and even suggesting that Harper will transform this country into "a stern, narrow-minded theocracy" (Walrus, Oct.
Bush Robin Hood For The Rich decries the administration's narrow-minded attempts to partially privatize Social Security without providing any transition fund for the interim monies that would be lost; the administration's alienation of its foreign allies in the years after the September 11 attacks due its blind press for war in Iraq; and the administration's utter failure to balance the budget or prevent an explosion of the national deficit.
And he accused football fans of being narrow-minded for their campaign to have the pair sacked.
In the meantime, readers who may have been put off by Leon Wieseltier's intemperate and misguided New York Times review (2/20/06) of Dennett need to know that Breaking the Spell is not a narrow-minded "scientistic" screed.
As for the Chinese government, we also oppose this kind of narrow-minded nationalist mood,'' he said.
On the other side there are the narrow-minded b***s who live in the past.
Mr Campbell, signing a Commons motion opposing the plans, said: "We are running ahead of ourselves on this one and we should take a step back because in my mind it's narrow-minded.
Critics say the refusal to provide doctor-prescribed medicines unfairly holds average Americans hostage to the religious views of narrow-minded fundamentalists.