An example of narrow minded is a person who has a strong political position and who will not even listen to debates or arguments from the other side.
(comparative more narrowminded, superlative most narrowminded)
- Alternative spelling of narrow-minded.
(comparative more narrow-minded, superlative most narrow-minded)
- People who are narrow-minded in their approach to life can make extremely difficult partners.
- Rodney King famously asked this question, and unfortunately, in a world where many are irrational, and closed and narrow-minded, the answer is sometimes no.
- Throughout his whole career Binney was a vigorous opponent of the state church principle, but those who simply classified him as a narrow-minded political dissenter did him injustice.
- The rationalistic movement, headed by Magnus Stephenson, a patriotic, narrow-minded lawyer, did little good as far as church reform went, but was accompanied by a more successful effort to educate the people.
- In 1805 he was elected to succeed John Playfair in the chair of mathematics at Edinburgh, not, however, without violent though unsuccessful opposition on the part of a narrow-minded clerical party who accused him of heresy in something he had said as to the "unsophisticated notions of mankind" about the relation of cause and effect.