Antonyms of adj parochial

1 of 2 senses of parochial

Sense 2
insular, parochial -- (narrowly restricted in outlook or scope; "little sympathy with parochial mentality"; "insular attitudes toward foreigners")

INDIRECT (VIA provincial) -> cosmopolitan -- (composed of people from or at home in many parts of the world; especially not provincial in attitudes or interests; "his cosmopolitan benevolence impartially extended to all races and to all creeds"- T.B. Macaulay; "the ancient and cosmopolitan societies of Syria and Egypt"; "that queer, cosmopolitan, rather sinister crowd found around the Marseilles docks")

Similarity of adj parochial

2 senses of parochial

Sense 1
parochial -- (relating to or supported by or located in a parish; "parochial schools")

Sense 2
insular, parochial -- (narrowly restricted in outlook or scope; "little sympathy with parochial mentality"; "insular attitudes toward foreigners")
       => provincial (vs. cosmopolitan) -- (characteristic of the provinces or their people; "deeply provincial and conformist"; "in that well-educated company I felt uncomfortably provincial"; "narrow provincial attitudes")

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