Antonyms for narrowness
|Grammar : Noun|
|Spell : nar-oh|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˈnær oʊ|
Definition of narrownessOrigin :
- Old English nearu "narrow, constricted, limited; petty; causing difficulty, oppressive; strict, severe," from West Germanic *narwaz "narrowness" (cf. Frisian nar, Old Saxon naru, Middle Dutch nare, Dutch naar); not found in other Germanic languages and of unknown origin. The narrow seas (c.1400) were the waters between Great Britain and the continent and Ireland. Related: Narrowness.
- noun a physical restriction
- noun a mental restriction
- Kate's nature was limited; part of her graceful equipoise was narrowness.
- Extract from : « Malbone » by Thomas Wentworth Higginson
- To this narrowness Burns, with all his faults of style, was a stranger.
- Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
- It is here that the narrowness of the mind of woman is revealed in all its meanness.
- Extract from : « The Sexual Question » by August Forel
- The narrowness serves to concentrate the strength and accelerate the work.
- Extract from : « Mountain Meditations » by L. Lind-af-Hageby
- More than two could not attack him at once by virtue of the narrowness of the passage.
- Extract from : « The Tavern Knight » by Rafael Sabatini
- The loss 318 of all the food and the narrowness of his escape had sobered the younger man.
- Extract from : « Out of the Depths » by Robert Ames Bennet
- But that passion is consistent with narrowness, bigotry, inhumanity.
- Extract from : « The Legacy of Greece » by Various
- Whether it was the narrowness of my bunk or the heat of the night, I cannot tell, but sleep I could not.
- Extract from : « A Master of Mysteries » by L. T. Meade
- The narrowness of his calculated morality disgusted my father.
- Extract from : « My Reminiscences » by Rabindranath Tagore
- That our sin is only bounded by the narrowness of our capacity.
- Extract from : « Diary of Anna Green Winslow » by Anna Green Winslow
Synonyms for narrowness
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