How to use Narrow-minded in a sentence

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  • People who are narrow-minded in their approach to life can make extremely difficult partners.

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  • Your psychosis, depressions, murderous impulses, short sighted narrow minded and utterly primitive barbarism is tearing into me.

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  • It is also worth noting that John Washington Butler, the author of the Act, was far from being a narrow-minded backwoods hick.

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  • Mather's worth has been under-estimated by Josiah Quincy, Justin Winsor and other historians out of sympathy with his ecclesiastical spirit, who represent him as only an ambitious narrow-minded schemer.

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  • What makes the disrespect so narrow-minded is that those fans could not recognize Best's achievements should be respected outside of Old Trafford.

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  • Tho not narrow-minded, they were not prepared to welcome these new settlers with open arms.

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  • The pretender was, however, a narrow-minded, bigoted man, who regarded Zumalacarregui with suspicion, and was afraid of his immense personal influence with the soldiers.

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  • On the death of Gustavus III., Charles, now duke of Sudermania, acted as regent of Sweden till 1796; but the real ruler of the country was the narrow-minded and vindictive Gustaf Adolf Reuterholm, whose mischievous influence over him was supreme.

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  • 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.

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  • The idea of closing down the hospital is just too narrow-minded for words.

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  • Freeing your mind from the constant mindset of what you are dealing with will enable you to come to a solution that you otherwise wouldn't have because you were being too narrow minded.

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  • The new Directors, Gohier and Moulin, were honest but incapable and narrow-minded.

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  • Al-Mosta`sim billah ("he who clings to God for protection"), son of Mostansir, the last caliph of Bagdad, was a narrow-minded, irresolute man, guided moreover by bad counsellors.

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  • At this time (c. 1815-1840) numbers of persons brought discredit on the missionary cause by their illiteracy, narrow-minded prejudices his advice it was decided to create a band of native states on the northern and eastern frontiers of the colony.

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  • 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.

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  • Peter, by his first marriage, had a son, the unhappy cesarevich Alexius (q.v.), who figures more largely in imaginative literature than in history - a narrow-minded, obstinate, pious youth, who had no sympathy with his father's violent innovations, and was completely under the influence of the old Muscovite reactionary faction.

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  • Narrow-minded Christian consciences, however, could not stay long on this level; law was so very much more satisfying a guide than vague, elusive charity.

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  • Many were only kept back from going to church ` by the fear that their neighbours would think them superstitious or narrow-minded.

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  • They wondered how I could be so narrow-minded, and why I insisted on clinging so stubbornly to my outdated beliefs.

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  • A lot of the bands have a very narrow-minded attitude anyway.

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  • As a male student at Lancaster I would like to state how offended I was after reading her somewhat narrow-minded views.

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  • That is grand but in practice fundamentalists have got a bad name as they tend to become self-righteous, narrow-minded, stubborn and bigoted.

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  • 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.

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  • The new king was much under the influence of his wife, Maria Louisa of Parma, a coarse, passionate and narrow-minded woman; but he continued to repose confidence in his fathers ministers.

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  • 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.

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