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synonyms for hidebound

  • antipathetic
  • averse
  • biased
  • bigoted
  • chauvinistic
  • close-minded
  • communist
  • conservative
  • contemptuous
  • dictatorial
  • disdainful
  • dogmatic
  • fanatical
  • fractious
  • hateful
  • illiberal
  • indignant
  • individualistic
  • inflexible
  • irate
  • irritable
  • jaundiced
  • nar
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How to use hidebound in a sentence

Is it not possible that you are not yet awake, or, God pity you, that you are hidebound in the dogmatism of your bit of thinking.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
We are very hidebound in these conventions, we Moors; no other ways command honor.
THE WOLF CUBPATRICK CASEY
"But you mustn't think I'm absolutely hidebound," she went on.
MRS. MAXON PROTESTSANTHONY HOPE
Now this young zealot was a man of imagination, hidebound only in his traditions.
THE QUICKENINGFRANCIS LYNDE
I have never cared much about the world's opinion, even in the days when I was most hidebound in prejudice.
THREE COMEDIESBJRNSTJERNE M. BJRNSON
Judicially, we men of science are all hidebound and look upon every innovation as erroneous until proved otherwise.
THE SPELLWILLIAM DANA ORCUTT
How in thunder can I get those narrow-gauge, hidebound Easterners to launch out into business in this country?
THE MAN FROM GLENGARRYRALPH CONNOR
He was not merely a hidebound aristocrat, but a pessimist who was trying to kill all hope of human progress.
THE PIVOT OF CIVILIZATIONMARGARET SANGER
He is altogether without responsibility, and without initiative and, by the time he becomes a field officer, he is hidebound.
WITH KITCHENER IN THE SOUDANG. A. HENTY
This is in the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries, in the despised and hidebound Middle Ages.
MEDIEVAL PEOPLEEILEEN EDNA POWER
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WORDS RELATED TO HIDEBOUND

  • Victorian
  • common
  • conservative
  • conventional
  • hidebound
  • illiberal
  • materialistic
  • middle-class
  • old-line
  • philistine
  • traditional
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.