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fatherly

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Synonyms for fatherly

adv parently
  • paternal
  • affectionate
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • forbearing
  • indulgent
  • kind
  • kindly
  • patriarchal
  • protective
  • supportive
  • tender

Antonyms for fatherly

  • maternally
  • motherly
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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.