Illiberality
Illiberality Il*lib`er*al"i*ty, n. [L. illiberalitas: cf. F. illib['e]ralit['e].] The state or quality of being illiberal; narrowness of mind; meanness; niggardliness. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

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