bornert

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

Past participle of obsolete verb bornere, "to delimit", from French borner, "to delimit", thus literally "delimited".

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bornert (masculine bornert; feminine bornert; neuter bornert; plural bornerte; comparative mer bornert; superlative mest bornert)

  1. narrow-minded (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)
    Jeg synes han er inkompetent, selvopptatt, bornert og en skam for sitt parti. (Georg Apenes to NRK)
    I think he is incompetent, self-centred, narrow-minded and a disgrace for his party.

SynonymsEdit

  • filistrøs, smalsporet, sneversynt, småskåren, spissborgerlig, trangsynt, begrenset/begrensa, ensidig, fordomsfull, innskrenket, konvensjonell, pedantisk, trang

ReferencesEdit

  • bornert” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “bornert” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

Past participle of obsolete verb bornere, "to delimit", from French borner, "to delimit", thus literally "delimited".

AdjectiveEdit

bornert (masculine bornert; feminine bornert; neuter bornert; plural bornerte; comparative meir bornert; superlative mest bornert)

  1. narrow-minded (having restricted or rigid views, and being unreceptive to new ideas)
    Eg synest han er inkompetent, sjølvopptatt, bornert og ein skam for partiet sitt. (Georg Apenes on NRK)
    I think he is incompetent, self-centred, narrow-minded and a shame for his party.

SynonymsEdit

  • filistrøs, smalspora, sneversynt, småskoren, spissborgarleg, trongsynt, avgrensa, einsidig, fordomsfull, innskrenka, konvensjonell, pedantisk, trong

ReferencesEdit

  • bornert” in The Ordnett Dictionary
  • “bornert” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.
Last modified on 27 November 2013, at 21:26