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illiberal

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il=lib=er=al

CIDE DICTIONARY

illiberala. [L. illiberalis; pref. il- not + liberalis liberal: cf. F. illibéral.].
  •  Not liberal; not free or generous; close; niggardly; mean; sordid.  Mason.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Indicating a lack of breeding, culture, and the like; ignoble; rude; narrow-minded; disingenuous.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Not well authorized or elegant; as, illiberal words in Latin.  Chesterfield.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

illiberal, adj.
1 intolerant, narrow-minded.
2 without liberal culture.
3 not generous; stingy.
4 vulgar, sordid.

Derivative
illiberality n. (pl. -ies). illiberally adv.
Etymology
F illib{eacute}ral f. L illiberalis mean, sordid (as IN-(1), LIBERAL)

THESAURUS

illiberal

authoritarian, avaricious, biased, bigot, bigoted, borne, chauvinist, cheap, close, closed, closefisted, constricted, cramped, creedbound, deaf, deaf to reason, doctrinaire, dogmatist, fanatic, fanatical, grudging, hardfisted, hidebound, insular, intolerant, jaundiced, jingo, little, little-minded, male chauvinist, mean, mean-minded, mean-spirited, mingy, miserly, narrow, narrow-hearted, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, narrow-spirited, near, nearsighted, niggardly, one-sided, opinionated, paltry, parochial, partial, partisan, penny-pinching, petty, pig, pinchfisted, pinching, prejudiced, provincial, purblind, racist, rigid, rigorous, save-all, sexist, shortsighted, small, small-minded, stingy, straitlaced, stringent, stuffy, superpatriot, tight, tightfisted, ultranationalist, uncatholic, uncharitable, unchivalrous, ungenerous, unliberal

ROGET THESAURUS

illiberal

Parsimony

N parsimony, parcity, parsimoniousness, stinginess, stint, illiberality, tenacity, avarice, greed, miser, niggard, churl, screw, skinflint, crib, codger, muckworm, scrimp, lickpenny, hunks, curmudgeon, Harpagon, harpy, extortioner, Jew, usurer, Hessian, pinch fist, pinch penny, parsimonious, penurious, stingy, miserly, mean, shabby, peddling, scrubby, penny wise, near, niggardly, close, fast handed, close handed, strait handed, close fisted, hard fisted, tight fisted, tight, sparing, chary, grudging, griping, illiberal, ungenerous, churlish, hidebound, sordid, mercenary, venal, covetous, usurious, avaricious, greedy, extortionate, rapacious, with a sparing hand, desunt inopioe multa avaritiae omnia, hoards after hoards his rising raptures fill, the unsunn'd heaps of miser's treasures.

Selfishness

N selfishness, self-love, self-indulgence, self-worship, self-interest, egotism, egoism, amour propre, nepotism, worldliness, world wisdom, illiberality, meanness, time-pleaser, time-server, tuft- hunter, fortune-hunter, jobber, worldling, egotist, egoist, monopolist, nepotist, dog in the manger, charity that begins at home, canis in praesepi, foes to nobleness, temporizer, trimmer, selfish, self-seeking, self-indulgent, self-interested, self- centered, wrapped up in self, wrapt up in self, centered in self, egotistic, egotistical, egoistical, illiberal, mean, ungenerous, narrow-minded, mercenary, venal, covetous, unspiritual, earthly, earthly-minded, mundane, worldly, worldly- minded, worldly-wise, timeserving, interested, alieni appetens sui profusus, ungenerously, to gain some private ends, from interested motives, apres nous le deluge.

Misjudgment

N misjudgment, obliquity of judgment, miscalculation, miscomputation, misconception, hasty conclusion, prejudgment, prejudication, prejudice, foregone conclusion, prenotion, prevention, preconception, predilection, prepossession, preapprehension, presumption, assumption, presentiment, fixed idea, preconceived idea, id_ee fixe, mentis gratissimus error, fool's paradise, esprit de corps, party spirit, partisanship, clannishness, prestige, bias, bigotry, warp, twist, hobby, fad, quirk, crotchet, partiality, infatuation, blind side, mote in the eye, one-sided views, one-track mind, partial views, narrow views, confined views, superficial views, one- sided ideas, partial ideas, narrow ideas, confined ideas, superficial ideas, one-sided conceptions, partial conceptions, narrow conceptions, confined conceptions, superficial conceptions, one-sided notions, partial notions, narrow notions, confined notions, superficial notions, narrow mind, bigotry, odium theologicum, pedantry, hypercriticism, doctrinaire, overestimation, underestimation, ignorance, erroneous assumptions, erroneous data, mistaken assumptions, incorrect assumptions (error), misjudging, ill-judging, wrong-headed, prejudiced, jaundiced, shortsighted, purblind, partial, one-sided, superficial, narrow-minded, narrow-souled, mean-spirited, confined, illiberal, intolerant, besotted, infatuated, fanatical, entete, positive, dogmatic, conceited, opinative, opiniative, opinioned, opinionate, opinionative, opinionated, self-opinioned, wedded to an opinion, opini=atre, bigoted, crotchety, fussy, impracticable, unreasonable, stupid credulous, warped, misjudged, ex parte, nothing like leather, the wish the father to the thought, wishful thinking, unshakable conviction, my mind is made up - don't bother me with the fact.


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