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fatherliness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fatherliness  \Fa"ther*li*ness\,  n.  [From  {Fatherly}.] 
  The  qualities  of  a  father;  parantal  kindness,  care  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fatherliness 
  n  :  the  benignity  and  protectiveness  of  or  befitting  a  father: 
  "the  gentleness  and  fatherliness  of  the  strange  old  man 
  eased  her  fears"  [syn:  {paternal  quality}] 




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