Definition of narrow-mindedness in English:


Pronunciation /ˌnerōˈmīndədnəs/ /ˌnɛroʊˈmaɪndədnəs/

Translate narrow-mindedness into Spanish


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‘National one-sidedness and narrow-mindedness become more and more impossible, and from the numerous national and local literatures, there arises a world literature.’
  • ‘A man who takes away another man's freedom is a prisoner of hatred, he is locked behind the bars of prejudice and narrow-mindedness.’
  • ‘From this viewpoint, the Salem witch trials of 1692 are a logical consequence of their narrow-mindedness and bigotry.’
  • ‘He said: ‘I feel absolutely appalled by all the narrow-mindedness of the school chiefs and the residents over the road from the school.’’
  • ‘And she has learned that if twelve and thirteen-year-old children can interpret and correct their actions of narrow-mindedness, adults have no excuse.’