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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Having a narrow or selfish attitude.
  • adjective Characterized by pettiness or selfishness.

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  • adjective Selfish, petty, constrained in thought, limited in scope of consideration.
  • adjective Not interested in (or capable of) thinking about the big picture.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective contemptibly narrow in outlook

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