Definition of Illiberality

1. Noun. A disposition not to be liberal (generous) with money.

Generic synonyms: Stinginess
Derivative terms: Illiberal
Antonyms: Liberality



Definition of Illiberality

1. n. The state or quality of being illiberal; narrowness of mind; meanness; niggardliness.

Definition of Illiberality

1. Noun. The condition of being illiberal ¹

2. Noun. An illiberal word or action ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Illiberality

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Illiberality

illegitimatized
illegitimatizes
illegitimatizing
illeism
illeist
iller
illest
illeviable
illfavoured
illiad
illiads
illiberal
illiberalism
illiberalisms
illiberalities
illiberality (current term)
illiberalize
illiberalized
illiberalizes
illiberalizing
illiberally
illiberalness
illiberalnesses
illicia
illicitly
illicitness
illicitous
illicium
illighten

Literary usage of Illiberality

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1. History of the Life and Times of James Madison by William Cabell Rives (1881)
"... Colonel Carrington — illiberality and Injustice of his Accusations — Character of Mr. Madison's Mind, and its Superiority to Narrow Party Passions, ..."

2. The Methodist Review (1873)
"Between orthodoxy and so discordant, not to say so delusive, a scheme, therefore, an impossibility of co-operation is no proscription or illiberality. ..."

3. The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time by David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler (1900)
"... he returneth home to his house; reporting to his wife, that all things have succeeded beyond expectation. OF illiberality OR SERVILITY Complete. ..."

4. Christian Missions: Their Agents, and Their Results by Thomas William M. Marshall (1864)
"There is one form of illiberality in the Church missionaries," says a member of the Legislative Council of that colony, in 1845, " which has, in an especial ..."

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