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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.
Dougherty argues that the lenient view typically relies on an unacknowledged implausible and illiberally moralistic view of sex, and that once we give up that view, it is not clear on what basis the lenient view distinguishes seemingly trivial sexual deceptions from ones it acknowledges are more serious.
No other institution is treated as illiberally as she by progressive liberals.
This is based on the fact that non-state actors with the power to act for the state acting illiberally also demonstrate the breakdown of the state.
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.
Liberal states are not immune from behaving illiberally, regardless of what their stated motives are.