closed-minded
closed-minded closed-minded adj. not ready to receive new ideas.

Syn: close-minded. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • closed-minded — adjective not ready to receive to new ideas • Syn: ↑close minded • Similar to: ↑narrow minded, ↑narrow * * * ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ adjective : obstinately resistant to argument or to unfamiliar or unwelcome ideas * * * /klohzd muyn did/, adj. h …   Useful english dictionary

  • closed-minded — /klohzd muyn did/, adj. having a mind firmly unreceptive to new ideas or arguments: It s hard to argue with, much less convince, a closed minded person. [modeled after OPEN MINDED] * * * …   Universalium

  • closed minded — Synonyms and related words: authoritarian, bigot, bigoted, borne, closed, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, fanatical, hidebound, illiberal, insular, little, little minded, mean, mean minded, mean spirited, narrow, narrow… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • closed-minded — adjective close minded …   Wiktionary

  • closed-minded person — index pedant Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Closed mind — A closed mind (or closed minded) is someone unreceptive to new ideas or information.Closed minded may also refer to: * The Closing of the American Mind , a 1987 book by Allan Bloom * Open Skies, Closed Minds , a United Kingdom report of an… …   Wikipedia

  • closed-mindedness — noun The state or quality of being closed minded. We’ve seen faith calcify into self righteousness, closed mindedness, and cruelty toward others …   Wiktionary

  • closed´-mind´ed|ness — closed mind|ed «KLOHZD MYN dihd», adjective. having or showing a mind closed to new arguments or ideas; not open minded. –closed´ mind´ed|ly, adverb. –closed´ mind´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • closed´-mind´ed|ly — closed mind|ed «KLOHZD MYN dihd», adjective. having or showing a mind closed to new arguments or ideas; not open minded. –closed´ mind´ed|ly, adverb. –closed´ mind´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

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