◄ Paternal ►

1. (a.) Pertaining to a father; fatherly\; showing the disposition of a father; guiding or instructing as a father; as, paternal care.

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

adoring affectionate ancestorial ancestral concerned conjugal demonstrative devoted faithful fatherlike fatherly filial fond grandfatherly grandmotherly grandparental husbandly indulgent kindly languishing lovelorn lovesick lovesome loving maternal melting mother motherlike motherly parent parental patriarchal patrilateral patrilineal patrilinear patrimonial romantic sentimental soft solicitous tender uxorious wifely


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