I've posted the definitions I use for liberal and liberalism in my header so that you'll know why I look at you funny when you call me a liberal like it's a dirty word.
And, just so you know, this is what I use for conservative/conservatism. Thus why I won't apply it to many of the Far Right idiots who do not display these sterling qualities.
Conservative:Favoring traditional views and values; tending to oppose change. Tending to conserve; preservative
Conservativism: A political or theological orientation advocating the preservation of the best in society and opposing radical changes