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small-minded

[ smawl-mahyn-did ]SEE DEFINITION OF small-minded

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SMALL-MINDED

At the same time, it must not be inferred from this that the Uruguayan is ignorant or small-minded.

He thought them too slow, too timid, too small-minded to rescue France from the precipice.

To small-minded statesmen it seemed that the situation called for conquest.

It would be small-minded to think of them with rancour, but, by Apollo!

Like all small-minded men, Louis was jealous of superior merit and preferred mediocrity rather than genius in his ministers.

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

He nourished a measure of small-minded anxiety lest he be indebted to somebody for something.

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.

For he was remarkably clever in spite of his small-minded egotism.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SMALL-MINDED

narrow-minded

adjectivebiased, intolerant
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