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synonyms for parochial

  • insular
  • petty
  • sectarian
  • biased
  • bigoted
  • conservative
  • conventional
  • inward-looking
  • limited
  • local
  • narrow
  • prejudiced
  • provincial
  • regional
  • sectional
  • shallow
  • small-minded
  • small-town
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antonyms for parochial

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  • broad-minded
  • broad
  • liberal
  • unrestricted
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How to use parochial in a sentence

Cuomo was lucky to be the governor of New York and therefore in the center of a media world that can be noticeably parochial.
CUOMO SEEKS TO BUY TIME AMID SCANDALS, TAKING A LESSON FROM BILL CLINTON OF ‘NEVER QUIT’DAN BALZMARCH 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Nearly 16,000 students at private and parochial schools in the city have been learning in person, with fewer than five cases of suspected in-school transmission, the lawsuit says.
SAN FRANCISCO IS SUING ITS OWN SCHOOL DISTRICT IN A BID TO RESUME IN-PERSON CLASSESMARISA IATIFEBRUARY 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Beyond that, an estimated 7,000 employees work in roughly 215 private and parochial schools, with an additional 15,000 people employed in child-care centers.
MONTGOMERY COUNTY TEACHER VACCINATION EFFORT LEFT OUT PRIVATE-SCHOOL EDUCATORS AT STARTDONNA ST. GEORGEFEBRUARY 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
As a consequence, too many focus on comparatively parochial, short-term concerns over global problems.
THE PUBLIC TRUSTS BUSINESSES OVER GOVERNMENT TO SOLVE OUR PROBLEMS. BUT WE NEED BOTH TO TRYCOLIN MAYERFEBRUARY 3, 2021TIME
When we hit this point, any previous extrapolations can seem pretty parochial.
HOW LIFE COULD CONTINUE TO EVOLVE - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCALEB SCHARFAUGUST 12, 2020NAUTILUS
The cathedral is the only Spanish parochial church; it cares for two thousand four hundred souls.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
At the port of Cavite is a parochial church, which ministers to over three thousand souls.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
The vicar's wife, still slightly discomposed, launched out into some parochial matter she had wished to mention to him.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Inside the walls of Manila there is only one Spanish parochial church, namely, the cathedral.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Parochial church of Santiago, a suburb of Manila, and the souls cared for therein.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
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