illiberal definition

  • adjective:
    • Narrow-minded; bigoted.
    • Archaic Ungenerous, mean, or stingy.
    • Archaic Lacking liberal tradition.
    • Archaic Ill-bred; vulgar.
    • limiting to specific choice and freedom; authoritarian.
    • narrow-minded; bigoted
    • ungenerous, stingy
    • Not liberal; not no-cost or large; close; niggardly; indicate; sordid.
    • Indicating insufficient breeding, tradition, and the like; ignoble; rude; narrow-minded; disingenuous.
    • maybe not well authorized or elegant.
    • narrow-minded about cherished viewpoints
  • others:
    • maybe not liberal; ignoble.
    • maybe not catholic; of narrow or prejudiced opinions or wisdom.
    • maybe not manifesting or not promoting large tradition; contracted; vulgar; coarse.
    • perhaps not elegant: because, illiberal Latin.

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