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Definitions of LIBERTY
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Freedom; leave; permission granted; Immunity enjoyed by prescription or by grant; privilege; space within which one has privilege or freedom; permission to go about; freedom of action or speech beyond the ordinary bounds of civility or decorum; as opposed to necessity, the power of an agent to do or forbear any particular action. To take the liberty, to use freedom not specially granted in saying or doing anything. To set at liberty, to deliver from confinement or restraint. To be at liberty, to be free from restraint. Natural liberty, the power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, except from the laws of nature. Civil liberty, the liberty of men in a state of society, or natural liberty, so far only abridged and restrained as is necessary and expedient for the safety and interest of the society, state, or nation. Political liberty, the freedom of a nation or state from all unjust abridgment of its rights and independence. Religious liberty, the free right of adopting and enjoying opinions on religious subjects, and of worshipping the Supreme Being according to the dictates of conscience. Liberty of the press, freedom from any restirction on the power to publish books, subject only to penalty for publishing what is mischievous to the public or injurious to individuals.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
Freedom from restraint; the enjoyment of civil, political, and religious rights; privilege; leave; freedom or power of choice, as opposed to necessity; neglect of the observance of the laws of propriety and courtesy; the liberties, as of a city, the limits within which certain privileges or immunities are enjoyed; at liberty, free; unrestrained; liberty of the press, freedom to print and publish without legal control and interference.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [Latin] Freedom from restraint; state of being unconfined as the body, or uncontrolled, as the mind;â€” power to act according to oneâ€™s inclination, subject only to the laws of natureâ€” called natural liberty;â€” the same power abridged by civil lawâ€” called civil liberty;â€” right to worship God, in private or in public, in any form, system, or organization, subject only to the law of civil liberty â€” called religious liberty;â€” any specific act or instance of freedom;â€” permission; leave;â€” privilege; immunity; exemption;â€” the place or limit within which any particular freedom or privilege is allowed;â€” freedom of act or speech unduly taken in social intercourse;â€” the power of choice.