illiberally


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il·lib·er·al

 (ĭ-lĭb′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Narrow-minded; bigoted.
2. Archaic Ungenerous, mean, or stingy.
3. Archaic
a. Lacking education in the liberal arts.
b. Ill-bred; vulgar.

[Latin illīberālis : in-, not; see in-1 + līberālis, liberal; see liberal.]

il·lib′er·al·ism n.
il·lib′er·al′i·ty (-ə-răl′ĭ-tē), il·lib′er·al·ness n.
il·lib′er·al·ly adv.
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Adv.1.illiberally - in a narrow-minded manner; "his illiberally biased way of thinking"
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It had led her to seek the society of her mother's class; and that class simply would not have her, because she was much poorer than the greengrocer, and, far from being able to afford a maid, could not afford even a housemaid, and had to scrape along at home with an illiberally treated general servant.
The so-called "colored revolutions" in Georgia and Ukraine in 2003 and 2004 led to increased enthusiasm, but so far the results have been less than satisfying, especially in Ukraine, where the removal of one corrupt, at best illiberally democratic government has led to its replacement by other corrupt, at best illiberally democratic governments.
No other institution is treated as illiberally as she by progressive liberals.