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narrowness (n.)

"quality or condition of being narrow," Middle English narwenesse, from Old English nearuness "narrowness" also "constraint, distress;" see narrow (adj.) + -ness.

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Definitions of narrowness from WordNet

narrowness (n.)
the property of being narrow; having little width;
the narrowness of the road
narrowness (n.)
an inclination to criticize opposing opinions or shocking behavior;
Synonyms: narrow-mindedness
narrowness (n.)
a restriction of range or scope;
frustrated by the narrowness of people's horizons
the problem with achievement tests is the narrowness they impose on students
the attraction of the book is precisely its narrowness of focus
narrowness (n.)
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
Synonyms: narrow margin / slimness
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