Parental

Definition of Parental

Pa`ren´tal
a.1.Of or pertaining to a parent or to parents; as, parental authority; parental obligations; parental affection.
2.Becoming to, or characteristic of, parents; tender; affectionate; devoted; as, parental care.
The careful course and parental provision of nature.
- Sir T. Browne.

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adoring, affectionate, ancestorial, ancestral, conjugal, covering, custodial, defensive, demonstrative, devoted, faithful, fatherlike, fatherly, filial, fond, fostering, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparental, guardian, guarding, husbandly, immunizing, languishing, lovelorn, lovesick, lovesome, loving, maternal, melting, mother, motherlike, motherly, parent, paternal, patriarchal, preventive, prophylactic, protecting, protective, romantic, safeguarding, screening, sentimental, sheltering, shielding, soft, tender, tutelary, uxorious, vigilant, watchful, wifely
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