- In a narrow manner; without flexibility or latitude.
- They regarded the new idea rather narrowly.
- 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page viii:
- There is now such an immense "microliterature" on hepatics that, beyond a certain point I have given up trying to integrate (and evaluate) every minor paper published—especially narrowly floristic papers.
- By a narrow margin; closely.
- They narrowly escaped collision.
- French: étroitement
- German: eng
- Italian: da vicino, per un pelo, di misura
- Portuguese: por pouco
- Russian: у́зко