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    narrowness

    narrowness - Dictionary definition and meaning for word narrowness

    Definition
    (noun) the property of being narrow; having little width
    Example Sentence
    • the narrowness of the road
    Definition
    (noun) an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior
    Synonyms : narrow-mindedness
    Definition
    (noun) a restriction of range or scope
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a small margin
    Synonyms : narrow margin , slimness
    Example Sentence
    • 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
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