Language evolves over
The word symbol
liberal was originally
defined as of, pertaining to, or befitting a freeman, free by birth.
Liberal acts became those actions appropriate for an adult person of
free birth - a lady or a gentleman -
inappropriate for a serf, slave, peasant,
landless craftsmen (tailors, cobblers,
blacksmiths, etc.) or a
Over time a connotation developed with use of the word
A lady or a gentleman
branded as a liberal was
liberated from moral
constraint, acted licentious,
restraint and exercised his or her freedom
to live excessively.
liberal was first used to describe a form of government a liberal government
was defined as a representational form of government, democratic or republican,
as opposed to monarchies.
In a monarchical system
the laws coming down from on high are designed to propitiate or appease
the landed aristocracy whereas in an
ideal representative form of government the laws are designed by the people
with the peoples overall welfare in mind - unlike America today.
those who define themselves as liberal:
A liberal individual may show a
willingness to make "liberal" donations; abundant; bountiful; ample;
profuse amounts freely or abundantly given.
liberal interpretation of a rule or law is not strict or rigorous while a
liberal interpretation of the
Bible is an interpretation that is not literal.
A liberal education was
defined as an education based on the traditional arts and sciences that
enlarge and discipline
the mind making it the master of its own powers.
Today a liberal education
connotes liberation from moral constraint.
Although the definition
of a liberal as being morally unrestrained or licentious is obsolete the
opponents of liberalism have done
everything in their power to revive this obsolete definition by branding
liberals as morally
unrestrained or licentious opponents of established moral
Usage: Liberal, Generous.
Liberal is freeborn, and
generous is highborn.
The former is opposed to the ordinary feelings of
a servile state, and implies largeness of spirit in giving,
judging, acting, etc.
The latter expresses that
nobleness of soul which in the
past was peculiarly appropriate to those
of high rank, - a
spirit that goes out of self, and finds enjoyment in consulting the
feelings and happiness of others.
Generosity is measured by the extent
of the sacrifices it makes; liberality, by the warmth of feeling which it
"c. 1375; from old French, liberal "befitting free men,
noble, generous;" from Latin,
liberalis "noble, generous;"
literally, "pertaining to a free man;" from liber "free;" from
Proto-Indo-European base *leudheros; (Greek, eleutheros "free"), probably
originally "belonging to the people" (though the precise semantic development
is obscure), from *leudho- "people" (evolutions: Old Church Slavonic, ljudu;
Lithuanian, liaudis; Old English, leod; German, Leute "nation, people").
Earliest reference in English is to the liberal arts (Latin, artes
liberales), the seven attainments directed to intellectual enlargement, not
immediate practical purpose, and thus deemed worthy of a free man (the word in
this sense was opposed to servile or mechanical).
Sense of "free in bestowing" is from 1387.
With a meaning "free
from restraint in speech or action" (1490) liberal was used in the 16th century
through the 17 century as a term of reproach.
revived in a positive sense in the Enlightenment, with a meaning "free from prejudice,
tolerant," which emerged 1776-88.
Purely in reference to political
opinion, "tending in favor of freedom and democracy" it dates from 1801, from
the French libéral, originally applied in English by its opponents
(often in French form and with suggestions of foreign lawlessness) to the party
favorable to individual political freedoms.
But also (especially in
American politics) tending to mean "favorable to government action to effect
social change," which seems at times to draw more from the religious sense of
"free from prejudicial favor of traditional opinions and
established institutions" (and
thus open to new ideas and plans of reform), which dates from 1823." - Douglas
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