Paternal Synonyms & Definitions

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• PaternalDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (a.) Of or pertaining to a father; fatherly; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care.
  2. (a.) Received or derived from a father; hereditary; as, a paternal estate.

• PaternalismDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) The theory or practice of paternal government. See Paternal government, under Paternal.