| Sentences of parochialism|
n. quality or state of having an unsophisticated focus on local concerns to the exclusion of wider contexts
The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own.
Sentence in Classic:
The answers were all based on official data furnished by governors and heads of churches, and founded on the reports of district magistrates and ecclesiastical superintendents, founded in their turn on the reports of parochial overseers and parish priests; and so all of these answers were unhesitating and certain.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
So, she appropriated the greater part of the weekly stipend to her own use, and consigned the rising parochial generation to even a shorter allowance than was originally provided for them.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context