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Parental

Pa`ren´tal
a.1.Of or pertaining to a parent or to parents; as, parental authority; parental obligations; parental affection.
2.Becoming to, or characteristic of, parents; tender; affectionate; devoted; as, parental care.
The careful course and parental provision of nature.
- Sir T. Browne.
Adj.1.parental - designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced
Antonyms:
filial - designating the generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation
2.parental - relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance"
Synonyms: maternal, paternal
Antonyms:
filial - relating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring; "filial respect"
adoring, affectionate, ancestorial, ancestral, conjugal, covering, custodial, defensive, demonstrative, devoted, faithful, fatherlike, fatherly, filial, fond, fostering, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparental, guardian, guarding, husbandly, immunizing, languishing, lovelorn, lovesick, lovesome, loving, maternal, melting, mother, motherlike, motherly, parent, paternal, patriarchal, preventive, prophylactic, protecting, protective, romantic, safeguarding, screening, sentimental, sheltering, shielding, soft, tender, tutelary, uxorious, vigilant, watchful, wifely
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parental quality
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