Grizzly Weinstein (sea_gaagii) wrote in 1word1day,
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Aug. 1st 2008 - illiberal

il·lib·er·al
adjective
1. narrow-minded: narrow-minded and intolerant of ideas and behavior that vary from a conservative standard
2. ungenerous: not generous with something such as money or time ( formal )

illiberal. msn.com. Encarta(R) World English Dictionary [North American Edition] (C) & (P)2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Developed for Microsoft by Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
http://encarta.msn.com/dictionary_/illiberal.html (accessed: August 01, 2008).


Example:
Bob voted for the most liberal candidate every election. He also never tipped waitstaff. It was not that Bob was on the left side of the political spectrum, nor that he hated waitstaff. Bob was just highly amused to be an illiberal liberal.
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