Part of speech:
Received or inherited from a father:
Of or relating to a patriarchy:
Characterized by or resulting from benevolence
Adapted or intended to afford protection.
Having or showing a friendly, generous, sympathetic, or warm-hearted nature.
Of a sympathetic, helpful, or benevolent nature:
Showing, characterized by, or given to permissiveness or generosity with regard to others:
Feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others.
Exhibiting common sense; prudent:
(Genetics) Relating to or designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced.
Of, like, or characteristic of a father or fatherhood; fatherly
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