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Noun: narrowness  ner-ow-nus [N. Amer], na-row-nus [Brit]
  1. The property of being narrow; having little width
    "the narrowness of the road"
  2. An inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behaviour
    - narrow-mindedness
  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"
  4. A small margin
    "the landslide he had in the electoral college obscured the narrowness of a victory based on just 43% of the popular vote";
    - narrow margin, slimness

Type of: breadth, intolerance, limitation, margin, restriction, width

Antonym: wideness