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  1. narrownessnoun

    the property of being narrow; having little width

    "the narrowness of the road"

    narrow margin, slimness, narrow-mindedness

    broadness, wideness

  2. narrow-mindedness, narrownessnoun

    an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior

    narrow margin, slimness, narrow-mindedness

    wideness, broadness

  3. narrownessnoun

    a restriction of range or scope

    "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"

    narrow margin, slimness, narrow-mindedness

    broadness, wideness

  4. narrow margin, narrowness, slimnessnoun

    a small margin

    "the president was not humbled by his narrow margin of victory"; "the landslide he had in the electoral college obscured the narrowness of a victory based on just 43% of the popular vote"

    slightness, slenderness, narrow margin, slimness, narrow-mindedness

    wideness, broadness

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  1. narrownessnoun

    contractedness, incapaciousness, circumscription

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  1. John Jay Chapman:

    Is there something in trade that desiccates and flattens out, that turns men into dried leaves at the age of forty? Certainly there is. It is not due to trade but to intensity of self-seeking, combined with narrowness of occupation. Business has destroyed the very knowledge in us of all other natural forces except business.

  2. V Naipaul:

    Most people are not really free. They are confined by the niche in the world that they carve out for themselves. They limit themselves to fewer possibilities by the narrowness of their vision.

  3. Red Skelton:

    Old age is when broadness of the mind and narrowness of the waist change places.

  4. Pierre Trudeau:

    In the end, it's not really about Keystone. It's about judgment, it's about the narrowness that allowed one project in one industry - however large and important the project and industry - to define one of the most positive and prosperous bilateral relationships the world has ever known.

  5. Joseph Conrad:

    As in political so in literary action a man wins friends for himself mostly by the passion of his prejudices and the consistent narrowness of his outlook.

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