Definition of illiberality in US English:



  • See illiberal

    • ‘Before decolonization, it was possible to believe that colonial rule was as bad a form of illiberality as could exist.’
    • ‘With all the well-known illiberality of innovators, it is nevertheless remarkable to witness among some Israelites such a haste for innovation, such a rage for destroying.’
    • ‘Their illiberality is consistently depressing.’
    • ‘This Magna Carta thing is very weird because in the last 800 years we have had the Tudors, sheep stealing, Newgate prison, incredible illiberality.’
    • ‘Banning smoking in public is the very essence of illiberality.’