illiberalism

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noun il·lib·er·al·ism \-b(ə-)rə-ˌli-zəm\

Definition of illiberalism

  1. :  opposition to or lack of liberalism

Examples of illiberalism in a sentence

  1. <a woman who fails to see that her unexamined faith in political liberalism actually makes her guilty of illiberalism>

1839

First Known Use of illiberalism

1839


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