The home of Uncommon Sense: Providing Clarity, Promoting Intelligence


Building Your Power of Expression

Blinkered, adj.

Pronunciation: ˈbliNGkərd

Meaning: Those in the equestrian world might refer to a blinker as something that serves as a blinder for a horse. More broadly, it can refer to a person who has a narrow or limited outlook on a situation.


  • I consider your approach both small-minded and blinkered.
  • His one-dimensional, blinkered perspective blinds him to all of the other options available to him.
  • Kissinger maintained a very expansive outlook, while too many of his staff reveled in a more blinkered approach to diplomacy.

Ara Norwood is a multi-faceted and results-oriented professional. Spanning a multiplicity of disciplines including leadership, management, innovation, strategy, service, sales, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. Ara is also a historian, having special expertise on the era of the founding of our republic.
Skip to content