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.
Popovski believes that over the next 2-3 years, the Government is going to sink ever deeper in the abyss of its wrongly set goals and narrow-minded politics.
2 : showing or having a mean narrow-minded attitude
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.
There must be a lot of narrow-minded engineers running our institutions to believe that such a situation is acceptable.
At the time most people, including me, thought she was narrow-minded, but perhaps she was simply seeing the shape of things to come.
An uninformed and narrow-minded few with an anti-hunting bent, however, would rather we run them over with our vehicles than raise large sums of money that would significantly impact state economies for the better.
They have no leadership qualities, just narrow-minded bitterness, unlike the true courage shown by Harry.
In Ann Walsh's Harry Potter-based "Living with Danger" series, the boy wizard is raised not by his uncaring, narrow-minded "muggle" relatives but by a far friendlier adoptive family.
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.