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Paternal vs. Daddyish

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Paternaladjective

Of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family

‘paternal grandfather’;

Daddyishadjective

(informal) Resembling or characteristic of a father; paternal.

Paternaladjective

Fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father.

Paternaladjective

Received or inherited from one's father.

Paternaladjective

Acting as a father

‘paternal filicide’;

Paternaladjective

Of or pertaining to a father; fatherly; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care.

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Paternaladjective

Received or derived from a father; hereditary; as, a paternal estate.

‘Their small paternal field of corn.’;

Paternaladjective

belonging to or inherited from one's father;

‘spent his childhood on the paternal farm’; ‘paternal traits’;

Paternaladjective

characteristic of a father

Paternaladjective

relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent;

‘parental guidance’;

Paternaladjective

related on the father's side;

‘a paternal aunt’;

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