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

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stubbornly conservative and narrow-minded

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Alpine troops were common enough in Europe but a completely new idea for a hidebound Old Army in rapid transition.
Crime is rocketing because we haven't got enough police on the streets to contain it and the ones we have are hidebound by laws which favour the criminals and not the victims.
But he sees the big picture as well, and he is neither hidebound nor overpermissive.
Although his music sounds "modern," it should prove to be quite listenable to all but the most hidebound of conservative listeners.
In place of cliches of hidebound continuity, this volume offers arguments for the volatile nature of the papal court and politics.
But there is more to the backlash than hidebound resistance to change.
But the meat industry, still hidebound, stuck to its guns.
And if that means looking outside the hidebound traditions that have been around longer than many of us care to measure, we'll do it.
HOW refreshing to note that Glasgow MPs Jimmy Wray and Davie Marshall and MSP Frank McAveety are not hidebound by constituency boundaries whenever a problem arises outwith their `patch'.
True, it was public money Cody was scattering from Newport Beach to the Dominican Republic, but don't be hidebound by conventional morality.
from London's renowned and somewhat hidebound Courtauld Institute of Art, he places even the newest art in the grand perspectives of art history.
In reaction to the jingoism and authoritarianism of the traditional school, Progressive educators of the 1920s fashioned a critique of teachers and teaching: that they were too rigid, too hidebound by tradition, and not adequately supportive of students.
Furthermore, "conservative" media commentators should have challenged the media caricature of Strom Thurmond as a hidebound bigot.
Now he's also proved that their's nothing hidebound about Heidi.
More so than you might think Virtual trading systems built from scratch in the '80s means the financial world in Latin America already travels in bits and bytes, far more than the old-fashioned handfilled orders of hidebound Wall Street.