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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Relating to the relationship of a son or daughter to their parents.

Usage examples (29)
  • A youth, when at home, should be filial, and, abroad, respectful to his elders.
  • filial respect
  • Again filial gratitude silenced all but itself, and sleep, the softest she had known for many months, soon gave to oblivion every care in
  • Team 4 investigative reporter Jim Parsons says it's known as the filial support law, and its origins date back hundreds of years. for more
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