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synonyms for paternalism

  • condescendence
See also synonyms for: paternalistic

antonyms for paternalism

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  • friendly
  • humble
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How to use paternalism in a sentence

Fragments remained, however, and historians have reassembled them, puncturing the myths of paternalism and progress, and demonstrating liberalism’s perfidiousness across the empire and at home.
BRITAIN CAN NO LONGER HIDE BEHIND THE MYTH THAT ITS EMPIRE WAS BENIGNCAROLINE ELKINSAPRIL 2, 2022TIME
A little paternalism is a smart way to mitigate unnecessary risks.
OPEN-WATER SWIMMING AND OTHER ACTS OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCEJVERSTEEGHAUGUST 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
Fortunately, the question of whether Mill’s harm principle should apply to vaccine passports doesn’t require a judgment about whether such indirect paternalism is ever permissible.
THE ECONOMIC CASE FOR VACCINE PASSPORTS - FACTS SO ROMANTICROBERT H. FRANKAUGUST 17, 2021NAUTILUS
Meanwhile, a paternalism set in among business leaders who, in the words of economist Herbert Simon, became “profit satisficers,” putting the interests of workers and communities on par with those of shareholders.
FROM COMMERCE TO CHAOS: AN ECONOMIC HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATESSTEVEN PEARLSTEINJUNE 4, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The cry of paternalism is quickly raised, on the one hand, of socialism, on the other.
EUTHENICS, THE SCIENCE OF CONTROLLABLE ENVIRONMENTELLEN H. RICHARDS
Paternalism, or anything that looks like it, must be studiously avoided.
UNITED STATES STEELARUNDEL COTTER
National socialism means paternalism, which, exercised by all the people, is the most hopeless kind of tyranny.
THE ARENAVARIOUS
The pupildom of New France was continued far too long by an overstrained, narrow and jealous paternalism.
MONTREAL 1535-1914 UNDER THE FRENCH RGIMEWILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
"The diggings will keep till the time's ripe," I said, assuming the paternalism forced on me.
THE VOODOO GOLD TRAILWALTER WALDEN
I confess that a paternalism that enfeebles the character appears to me scarcely less destructive than a license that intoxicates.
THE BUILDERSELLEN GLASGOW
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WORDS RELATED TO PATERNALISM

  • condescendence
  • paternalism
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