Word of the Day : Parochial

   Parochial

   Adjective

 

~Narrowly restricted in scope or outlook; provincial: parochial attitudes.

~Having the restricted outlook often characteristic of geographic isolation

~Limited in scope or viewpoint

 

Synonyms

~narrow-minded

 ~restricted

 

Antonyms

~broad

~broadminded

~ cosmopolitan

~ liberal

~ unrestricted

 

Usage

The Judges in India have a parochial outlook when it comes to divorces & generally hold the view that marriages should be ‘saved’ at any cost, even when there is an irretrievable breakdown of marriage.

 

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September 16, 2008. Tags: , . Vocabulory, Word of the day.

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