1. the property of being narrow; having little width

- the narrowness of the road

Definition categories: attribute, breadth, width

2. an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior

Definition categories: thought, intolerance

3. 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

Definition categories: thought, limitation, restriction

4. 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

Similar word(s): slimness

Definition categories: attribute, margin