Leftism vs Liberalism - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between leftism and liberalism

is that leftism is belief in the principles of left-wing politics while liberalism is the quality of being liberal.

leftism

Noun

  • Belief in the principles of left-wing politics.
  • liberalism

    English

    Noun

  • The quality of being liberal.
  • Any political movement founded on the autonomy and personal freedom of the individual, progress and reform, and government by law with the consent of the governed.
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  • An economic theory in favour of laissez faire and the free market.