Pulled from dictionary.com:
lib·er·al () Pronunciation Key (lbr-l, lbrl)
- Not limited to or by established, traditional, orthodox, or authoritarian attitudes, views, or dogmas; free from bigotry.
- Favoring proposals for reform, open to new ideas for progress, and tolerant of the ideas and behavior of others; broad-minded.
- Of, relating to, or characteristic of liberalism.
- Liberal Of, designating, or characteristic of a political party founded on or associated with principles of social and political liberalism, especially in Great Britain, Canada, and the United States.
- Tending to give freely; generous: a liberal benefactor.
- Generous in amount; ample: a liberal serving of potatoes.
Synonyms: liberal, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, generous, handsome, munificent, openhanded
These adjectives mean willing or marked by a willingness to give unstintingly: a liberal backer of the arts; a bounteous feast; bountiful compliments; a freehanded host; a generous donation; a handsome offer; a munificent gift; fond and openhanded grandparents. See also synonyms at broad-minded
con·ser·va·tive () Pronunciation Key (kn-sûrv-tv)
- Favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change.
- Traditional or restrained in style: a conservative dark suit.
- Moderate; cautious: a conservative estimate.
- Of or relating to the political philosophy of conservatism.
- Belonging to a conservative party, group, or movement.
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