HyperDic: narrowness

English > 4 senses of the word narrowness:
NOUNattributenarrownessthe property of being narrow
cognitionnarrowness, narrow-mindednessan inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
cognitionnarrownessa restriction of range or scope
attributenarrowness, narrow margin, slimnessa small margin
narrowness > pronunciation
Soundsneh'rownahs
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > narrowness: 4 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe property of being narrow; having little width.
Example"the narrowness of the road"
Narrowerfineness, thinnessThe property of being very narrow or thin
Broaderwidth, breadthThe extent of something from side / side to side / side
Oppositewideness, broadnessThe property of being wide
Spanishangostura, estrechez
Catalanestretor
Adjectivesnarrownot wide
English > narrowness: 4 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningAn inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior.
Synonymnarrow-mindedness
NarrowerparochialismA limitation of views / views or interests like that defined by a local parish
pettinessnarrowness of mind or ideas or views
provincialismA lack of sophistication
sectarianism, denominationalismA narrow-minded adherence to a particular sect or party or denomination
Broaderintoleranceunwillingness to recognize and respect differences in opinions or beliefs
Oppositebroad-mindednessAn inclination to tolerate or overlook opposing or shocking opinions or behavior
Spanishestrechez de miras
Adjectivesnarrowlacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view
English > narrowness: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningA restriction of range or scope.
Examples
  • "the problem with achievement tests is the narrowness they impose on students"
  • "the attraction of the book is precisely its narrowness of focus"
  • "frustrated by the narrowness of people's horizons"
Broaderrestriction, limitationA principle that limits the extent of something
Spanishestrechez
Adjectivesnarrowlimited in size or scope
English > narrowness: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningA small margin.
Example "the landslide he had in the electoral college obscured the narrowness of a victory based on just 43% of the popular vote"
Synonymsnarrow margin, slimness
BroadermarginAn amount beyond the minimum necessary
Adjectivesnarrowvery limited in degree

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