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The man who explored universes in his works was ridiculously small-minded.

Never small-minded, the worst I ever heard him say of anybody was that he (or she) was “boring.”

It is the most small-minded interpretation of "journalism" there is.

This is, inarguably, a small-minded and small-hearted way to look at things, even by the usual silly standards for sports fans.

But if pointed barbs from small-minded conservative commentators are what it takes to spur the country into action, then so be it.

Petrarch was not small-minded, as the noble letter in which he offers to buy his friend's library proves.

Her obstinate conduct towards the Fitzclarences is small-minded of her, and to explain it she affects a ridiculous prudery.

The hotel manager was a small-minded man with a narrow-minded outlook and a brain that was almost totally unable to learn.

He refused and felt so small-minded at using his authority against a child that it was a relief to vent his ill-humour on a man.

The modern, small-minded ascetic endeavours to grow spiritually by destroying his physical instincts instead of by using them.


On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to small-minded, such as: biased, bigoted, conservative, illiberal, intolerant, and opinionated.

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