liberalistic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj liberalistic having or demonstrating belief in the essential goodness of man and the autonomy of the individual; favoring civil and political liberties, government by law with the consent of the governed, and protection from arbitrary authority
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Liberalistic Pertaining to, or characterized by, liberalism; as, liberalistic opinions.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • liberalistic Relating to or characterized by liberalism; conforming to liberal principles, especially in politics.
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Usage

In literature:

When he was at Flower De Hundred, living in the atmosphere of liberalists and republicans, he was one of the most outspoken of all.
"The Real America in Romance, Volume 6;" by John R. Musick
It supports not only the protectionists, but, much more, and above all, the pretended liberalists.
"What Is Free Trade?" by Frédérick Bastiat
The liberalists and thinkers of the age expected great things from a people thus fortunately conditioned and circumstanced.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 6, No 4, October, 1864" by Various
The method of the Liberalist is good, that of the Prohibitionist chimerical and fanatical.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Interviews" by Robert G. Ingersoll
He allows no liberalists to remain in Paris, if he can help it.
"Pencillings by the Way" by N. Parker Willis
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