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filial

fil·i·al

filial

 
 
pronunciation:
fI li l
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, concerning, or befitting a daughter or son.
He knew he should have felt more filial gratitude, but his anger toward his father prevented it.
definition 2: denoting the relation of a child or children to a parent.
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derivations: filially (adv.), filialness (n.)
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