Antonyms of adj narrow-minded

3 senses of narrow-minded

Sense 1
shockable (vs. unshockable), narrow-minded -- (capable of being shocked)


Sense 2
narrow-minded (vs. broad-minded), narrow -- (lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions")

broad-minded (vs. narrow-minded) -- (inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own; "a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed")
        => broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant -- (showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions")
        => catholic -- (free from provincial prejudices or attachments; "catholic in one's tastes")
        => free-thinking, latitudinarian, undogmatic, undogmatical -- (unwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion))
        => open-minded -- (ready to entertain new ideas; "an open-minded curiosity"; "open-minded impartiality")

Sense 3
narrow-minded -- (rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines)

INDIRECT (VIA sectarian) -> nonsectarian, unsectarian -- (not restricted to one sect or school or party; "religious training in a nonsectarian atmosphere"; "nonsectarian colleges"; "a wide and unsectarian interest in religion"- Bertrand Russell)

Similarity of adj narrow-minded

3 senses of narrow-minded

Sense 1
shockable (vs. unshockable), narrow-minded -- (capable of being shocked)

Sense 2
narrow-minded (vs. broad-minded), narrow -- (lacking tolerance or flexibility or breadth of view; "a brilliant but narrow-minded judge"; "narrow opinions")
       => close-minded, closed-minded -- (not ready to receive to new ideas)
       => dogmatic, dogmatical -- (characterized by assertion of unproved or unprovable principles)
       => illiberal, intolerant -- (narrow-minded about cherished opinions)
       => opinionated, opinionative, self-opinionated -- (obstinate in your opinions)
       => petty, small-minded -- (contemptibly narrow in outlook; "petty little comments"; "disgusted with their small-minded pettiness")
          Also See-> narrow#1

Sense 3
narrow-minded -- (rigidly adhering to a particular sect or its doctrines)
       => sectarian (vs. nonsectarian) -- (belonging to or characteristic of a sect; "a sectarian mind"; "the negations of sectarian ideology"- Sidney Hook; "sectarian squabbles in psychology")

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