What does the word bigoted mean?

Usage examples for bigoted

  1. The Dominicans, bigoted and eager for power, had been ready enough to serve such an end, and some of the begging orders had furnished the necessary points of contact with the people; but the movement was at bottom purely political, and represented the resistance of the privileged classes to any attack on their inherited rights. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  2. History will always retain him as an example, to show mankind the amount of mischief which may be perpetrated by a prince, ferocious without courage, ambitious without talent, and bigoted without opinions. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. It is, moreover, a bishop's see, which was once enjoyed by the prime counsellor of Don Carlos, whose fierce and bigoted spirit still seems to pervade the place. – The Bible in Spain by George Borrow