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Paternal

Antonyms for paternal:

maternalistic, unrelated, motherlike, filial, maternal, motherly.

Synonyms for paternal:

adj.

ancestral, fatherlike, hereditary, parental.

adv

fatherly.

n.

agnate, agnatic.

fatherly (adjective)

fatherlike, solicitous, benevolent.

parental (adjective)

patriarchal.

paternal (adjective)

solicitous, benevolent, patriarchal, indulgent.

Sense 1 (noun)

kind.

Usage examples for paternal:

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