Illiberal Definition

ĭ-lĭbər-əl
adjective
Intolerant; bigoted; narrow-minded.
Webster's New World
Lacking a liberal education; without culture; unrefined.
Webster's New World
Not generous; stingy.
Webster's New World
Ill-bred; vulgar.
American Heritage

Restrictive to individual choice and freedom.

Wiktionary
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Origin of Illiberal

  • Latin illīberālis in- not in–1 līberālis liberal liberal

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French illibéral, from Latin illiberalis

    From Wiktionary

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