narrow-mindedness, prejudice, confinement, bias, impediment, interference, stubbornness, bigotry, restriction, intolerance, narrow margin, slightness, barrier.
littleness (part of speech: noun)
narrowness (part of speech: noun)
Mr. Gresley's suspicious eye and thin, compressed lips hinted that both fanatic and saint were fighting for predominance in the kingdom of that pinched brain, the narrowness
of which the sloping forehead betokened with such cruel plainness.
- "Red Pottage", Mary Cholmondeley.
" I am aware that there is narrowness,
injustice even, on the drovers' side," the colonel admitted, softening a little, it seemed.
- "The Rustler of Wind River", G. W. Ogden.
But Emily, from a bitter sense of exile, from a natural narrowness
of spirit, rebelled against it all as an insult to the memory of her home- she longed, hopelessly, uselessly, for Haworth.
- "Emily Brontë", A. Mary F. (Agnes Mary Frances) Robinson.