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patriarchal

See definition of patriarchal on Dictionary.com
  • as inparental
  • as invenerable
  • as infatherlike
  • as infatherly

synonyms for patriarchal

  • fatherly
  • maternal
  • paternal
  • affectionate
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • caring
  • comforting
  • devoted
  • fond
  • forbearing
  • gentle
  • indulgent
  • kind
  • loving
  • matriarchal
  • motherly
  • protective
  • supportive
  • tender
  • warm
  • watchful
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How to use patriarchal in a sentence

In the gross-out gags of Bridesmaids and Broad City as well as the strip-club revisionism of Hustlers and P-Valley, female creators have challenged the idea that raunchy humor and sexually explicit content must cater to patriarchal tastes.
FROM BRITNEY TO BUFFY, WE'RE SUDDENLY RETHINKING POSTFEMINIST POP CULTURE—AND NOTHING COULD BE HEALTHIERJUDY BERMANMARCH 2, 2021TIME
Consider the entitlements that patriarchal societies bestow on men who are assertive and dominant.
WE NEED MORE FEMINIST DADS - ISSUE 95: ESCAPEJORDAN SHAPIROFEBRUARY 3, 2021NAUTILUS
Certainly the great majority of societies through history have been patriarchal.
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At the same time, malls helped codify the patriarchal geography of US suburbia.
THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC HAS BEEN TOUGH ON SHOPPING MALLS. HISTORY SUGGESTS WE SHOULD BE WARY OF WHAT MIGHT REPLACE THEMSAM WETHERELLOCTOBER 28, 2020TIME
Marriage trafficking perpetuates economic, reproductive and sexual violence under patriarchal domination.
THREE WOMEN: STORIES OF INDIAN TRAFFICKED BRIDESLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 5, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
The patriarchal decree of the government was a good deal of a joke on the plains, anyway—except when you were caught defying it!
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
It is true that by patriarchal customs and laws Isaac belonged to Abraham as much as if he were a slave or an animal.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
Men in patriarchal times may have committed what we regard as crimes, while their ordinary lives were more virtuous than ours.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IIJOHN LORD
During the patriarchal age the father of the family was priest.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
Indeed, the patriarchal and Jewish religions were mainly typical.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF FRANK G. ALLEN, MINISTER OF THE GOSPELFRANK G. ALLEN
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WORDS RELATED TO PATRIARCHAL

  • affectionate
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • forbearing
  • indulgent
  • kind
  • kindly
  • parental
  • paternal
  • patriarchal
  • protective
  • supportive
  • tender
  • affectionate
  • benevolent
  • benign
  • caring
  • comforting
  • devoted
  • fatherly
  • fond
  • forbearing
  • gentle
  • indulgent
  • kind
  • loving
  • maternal
  • matriarchal
  • motherly
  • paternal
  • patriarchal
  • protective
  • supportive
  • tender
  • warm
  • watchful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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