Definitions

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  • noun The property of being liberal.

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  • noun an inclination to favor progress and individual freedom
  • noun the trait of being generous in behavior and temperament

Etymologies

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liberal +‎ -ness

Examples

  • In the general election, her perceived liberalness is her biggest liability.

    Hillary in 2008?

  • In the general election, her perceived liberalness is her biggest liability.

    Hillary in 2008?

  • He was ranked the most liberal senator in the senate but the evaluation of his "liberalness" was not subjective.

    Oklahoma Dem won't endorse Obama

  • N. C.'s Republican party is loaded with precisely the kind of knuckle-walking club thumpers who hate McCain for his "liberalness" and, among those who aren't, there is a lot of concern about his temper.

    Poll: Obama Might Have Shot At Flipping North Carolina

  • And despite Obama followers 'claims to the contrary, his negatives have not been fully fleshed out because the GOP will attack his "liberalness" whereas neither Clinton nor Edwards gains from doing so and he is widely, and accurately, perceived as very far left of Clinton - which is why he smokes Clinton in the segment of the voters who identify as far left.

    Hillary Pollster Mark Penn: Bill Did Fundamentally Change The Country

  • But what is it that makes the GOP constantly attack the "liberalness" of colleges and, incidently, intelligence - well educational achievement perhaps not really intelligence?

    The smart money is on Obama.

  • But what is it that makes the GOP constantly attack the "liberalness" of colleges and, incidently, intelligence - well educational achievement perhaps not really intelligence?

    The smart money is on Obama.

  • As the title of the book and context suggest, it's a criticism of the "liberalness" of American universities, with Black making comments like:

    What a "Liberal" University Looks Like

  • They are concerned about the 'liberalness' of the national church, "Roberts said.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

  • They are concerned about the 'liberalness' of the national church, "Roberts said.

    The Gazette-Enterprise: News

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