Narrow-minded Sentence Examples
People who are narrow-minded in their approach to life can make extremely difficult partners.
Your psychosis, depressions, murderous impulses, short sighted narrow minded and utterly primitive barbarism is tearing into me.
Tho not narrow-minded, they were not prepared to welcome these new settlers with open arms.
It is also worth noting that John Washington Butler, the author of the Act, was far from being a narrow-minded backwoods hick.
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.
What makes the disrespect so narrow-minded is that those fans could not recognize Best's achievements should be respected outside of Old Trafford.
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.
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.
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.
The idea of closing down the hospital is just too narrow-minded for words.Advertisement
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.
The new Directors, Gohier and Moulin, were honest but incapable and narrow-minded.
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.
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.
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.Advertisement
A lot of the bands have a very narrow-minded attitude anyway.
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.
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.
Many were only kept back from going to church ` by the fear that their neighbours would think them superstitious or narrow-minded.
They wondered how I could be so narrow-minded, and why I insisted on clinging so stubbornly to my outdated beliefs.Advertisement
As a male student at Lancaster I would like to state how offended I was after reading her somewhat narrow-minded views.
That is grand but in practice fundamentalists have got a bad name as they tend to become self-righteous, narrow-minded, stubborn and bigoted.
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 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.
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.Advertisement