narrow adj

OE nearu, unpleasant, dismal, sad, distressed.

  1. Critical; prejudiced; scrutinizing; lacking sympathy.
  2. Small; limited; of little extent; [fig.] modest; mortal.
  3. Scanty; meager; not generous.
  4. Near; within a small distance.

narrow [-ing] v

OE nearwian, to compress, constrain, afflict.

  1. Press close; become nearer.

narrow [-ly] adv

see narrow, adj.

  1. Closely; sparingly; without much extent.