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parochial
(adj)
pǝ-RO-ki-ǝl
Meaning

narrow in outlook; provincial; having little experience of the world beyond one's native place, or reflecting such a limited outlook

1st Sample Sentence

During my first year of university, the other students, who were mainly sophisticated city boys, laughed at my parochial ideas and habits.

Root

paroikia (a diocese or parish) (Greek)

Synonyms

boorish, crass, parochial, uncouth

Mnemonics

link this with paro. (of devdas). whose parents were narrow in their outlook for devdas family, so they married her to someone else. Having PARTIAL vision This word is derived from 'parish' i.e. which means "local". parochial outlook is local, "restrained"

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