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Conservative vs. Libertarian

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Conservativenoun

A person who favors maintenance of the status quo.

Libertariannoun

One who advocates liberty, either generally or in relation to a specific issue.

Conservativenoun

(politics) One who opposes changes to the traditional institutions of their country.

Libertariannoun

A believer in a political doctrine that emphasizes individual liberty and a lack of governmental regulation, intervention, and oversight both in matters of the economy (‘free market’) and in personal behavior where no one’s rights are being violated or threatened; also, a ‘classical liberal’, akin to an ‘anarcho-capitalist’.

Conservativenoun

A political conservative.

Libertariannoun

A left-libertarian, an antiauthoritarian believer in both individual freedom and social justice (social equality and mutual aid), such as a social anarchist.

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Conservativenoun

A fiscal conservative.

Libertariannoun

(philosophy) A believer in the freedom of the thinking beings to choose their own destiny, i.e. a believer in free will as opposed to those who believe the future is predetermined.

Conservativenoun

A social conservative.

Libertarianadjective

Having the beliefs of libertarians; having a relative tendency towards liberty.

Conservativeadjective

Cautious.

Libertarianadjective

(dated) Relating to liberty, or to the doctrine of free will, as opposed to the doctrine of necessity.

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Conservativeadjective

Tending to resist change or innovation.

‘The curriculum committee at this university is extremely conservative.’;

Libertarianadjective

Pertaining to liberty, or to the doctrine of free will, as opposed to the doctrine of necessity.

Conservativeadjective

Based on pessimistic assumptions.

‘At a conservative estimate, growth may even be negative next year.’;

Libertariannoun

One who holds to the doctrine of free will.

Conservativeadjective

Supporting some combination of fiscal, political or social conservatism.

Libertariannoun

someone who believes the doctrine of free will

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Conservativeadjective

Relating to the Conservative Party.

Libertariannoun

an adherent of libertarianism

‘libertarian philosophy’;

Conservativeadjective

Neither creating nor destroying a given quantity.

Libertariannoun

a person who advocates civil liberty.

Conservativeadjective

Having power to preserve in a safe or entire state, or from loss, waste, or injury; preservative.

Libertariannoun

a person who believes in free will.

Conservativeadjective

(Judaism) Relating to Conservative Judaism.

Conservativeadjective

(clothing) Conventional, traditional, and moderate in style and appearance; not extreme, excessive, faddish, or intense.

Conservativeadjective

(medicine) Not including any operation or intervention (said of a treatment, see conservative treatment)

Conservativeadjective

Having power to preserve in a safe of entire state, or from loss, waste, or injury; preservative.

Conservativeadjective

Tending or disposed to maintain existing institutions; opposed to change or innovation.

Conservativeadjective

Of or pertaining to a political party which favors the conservation of existing institutions and forms of government, as the Conservative party in England; - contradistinguished from Liberal and Radical.

‘We have always been conscientiously attached to what is called the Tory, and which might with more propriety be called the Conservative, party.’;

Conservativenoun

One who, or that which, preserves from ruin, injury, innovation, or radical change; a preserver; a conserver.

‘The Holy Spirit is the great conservative of the new life.’;

Conservativenoun

One who desires to maintain existing institutions and customs; also, one who holds moderate opinions in politics; - opposed to revolutionary or radical.

Conservativenoun

A member of the Conservative party.

Conservativenoun

a person who has conservative ideas or opinions

Conservativeadjective

resistant to change

Conservativeadjective

opposed to liberal reforms

Conservativeadjective

avoiding excess;

‘a conservative estimate’;

Conservativeadjective

unimaginatively conventional;

‘a colorful character in the buttoned-down, dull-gray world of business’;

Conservativeadjective

conforming to the standards and conventions of the middle class;

‘a bourgeois mentality’;

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