Antonyms for

Antonyms of noun liberal

1 of 2 senses of liberal

Sense 1:
liberal, liberalist, progressive
Antonym of conservative (Sense 1)
=>conservative, conservativist

Antonyms of adj liberal

5 senses of liberal

Sense 1:
broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant

INDIRECT (VIA broad-minded) -> narrow-minded, narrow

Sense 2:

INDIRECT (VIA right, left) -> center
INDIRECT (VIA left, center) -> right

Sense 3:
liberal (vs. conservative)

conservative (vs. liberal)
blimpishbuttoned-upfusty, standpat(prenominal), unprogressive, nonprogressivehidebound, traditionalistultraconservative
Sense 4:
big, bighearted, bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, handsome, giving, liberal, openhanded

INDIRECT (VIA generous) -> stingy, ungenerous

Sense 5:
free, loose, liberal

INDIRECT (VIA inexact) -> exact © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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