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    parochial

    parochial - Dictionary definition and meaning for word parochial

    Definition
    (adj) relating to or supported by or located in a parish
    Example Sentence
    • parochial schools
    Definition
    (adj) narrowly restricted in outlook or scope
    Synonyms : insular
    Example Sentence
    • little sympathy with parochial mentality
    • insular attitudes toward foreigners
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parochial

link this with paro....(of devdas)...whose parents were narrow in their outlook for devdas family , so they married her to someone else.

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Having PARTIAL vision

This word is derived from 'parish' i.e. which means "local".parochial outlook is local,"restrained"

link this ti par(foot in english),par are at the bottom of body so parochial is linked to something down in vision or outlook

the inhabitant of parish are narrow minded

1. परिमित 2. संकीर्ण 3. सीमित 4. घिरा हुआ

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