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synonyms for paternalism

  • condescendence
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  • friendly
  • humble
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How to use paternalism in a sentence

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
Jeff was the one Elmvillian who gave to Billy the gold of approval unmixed with the alloy of paternalism.
ROADS OF DESTINYO. HENRY
The history of paternalism in Rome, when it is written, might approach the subject from several different points.
THE COMMON PEOPLE OF ANCIENT ROMEFRANK FROST ABBOTT
A paternalism which regulated a very wide circle of interests was unhesitatingly accepted and approved.
AN INTRODUCTION TO THE INDUSTRIAL AND SOCIAL HISTORY OF ENGLANDEDWARD POTTS CHEYNEY
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  • condescendence
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