Part of speech:
Relating to or characteristic of a father or fatherhood; fatherly.
(Econ.) Serving or intended to protect domestic products, industries, etc. against foreign competition
The definition of indulgent is someone who is lenient or who gives into whims and desires.
Feeling and exhibiting concern and empathy for others.
Having information; informed
acting as a male parent
Related, as by blood
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