ILLIB'ERAL, a. [See Liberal.] Not liberal; not free or generous.1. Not noble; not ingenuous; not catholic; of a contracted mind. Cold in charity; in religion, illiberal.2. Not candid; uncharitable in judging.3. Not generous; not munificent; sparing of gifts.4. Not becoming a well bred man.5. Not pure; not well authorized or elegant; as illiberal words in Latin.