[lib-er-uh-liz-uh m, lib-ruh-] /ˈlɪb ər əˌlɪz əm, ˈlɪb rə-/
the quality or state of being , as in behavior or attitude.
a political or social philosophy advocating the freedom of the individual, parliamentary systems of government, nonviolent modification of political, social, or economic institutions to assure unrestricted development in all spheres of human endeavor, and governmental guarantees of individual rights and civil liberties.
(sometimes initial capital letter) the principles and practices of a party in politics.
a movement in modern Protestantism that emphasizes freedom from tradition and authority, the adjustment of religious beliefs to scientific conceptions, and the development of spiritual capacities.
liberal opinions, practices, or politics
a movement in modern Protestantism that rejects biblical authority
1819, from liberal + -ism.
In the twentieth century, a viewpoint or ideology associated with free political institutions and religious toleration, as well as support for a strong role of government in regulating capitalism and constructing the welfare state.
[non lahy-sit] /ˈnɒn ˈlaɪ sɪt/ noun, Law. 1. it is not permitted or lawful. /ˈnɒn ˈlaɪsɪt/ adjective 1. not permitted; unlawful
[non-lahyf] /nɒnˈlaɪf/ noun 1. lack or absence of .
[lin-ee-uh l] /ˈlɪn i əl/ adjective 1. being in the direct , as a descendant or ancestor, or in a direct , as descent or succession. 2. of or transmitted by lineal descent. 3. . /ˈlɪnɪəl/ adjective 1. being in a direct line of descent from an ancestor 2. of, involving, or derived from direct […]
[lin-ee-er] /ˈlɪn i ər/ adjective 1. of, consisting of, or using lines: linear design. 2. pertaining to or represented by lines: linear dimensions. 3. extended or arranged in a line: a linear series. 4. involving measurement in one dimension only; pertaining to length: linear measure. 5. of or relating to the characteristics of a work […]