1. Smallness of breadth or distance from side to side; as the narrowness of cloth, of a street or highway, of a stream or sea.

2. Smallness of extent; contractedness; as the narrowness of capacity or comprehension; narrowness of knowledge or attainments.

3. Smallness of estate or means of living; poverty; as the narrowness of fortune or of circumstances.

4. Contractedness; penuriousness; covetousness; as narrowness of heart.

5. Illiberality; want of generous, enlarged or charitable views or sentiments; as narrowness of mind or views.