Adjective "Filial" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Filial


    Definition:

    1. of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter: filial obedience.

    2. noting or having the relation of a child to a parent.

    3. Genetics. pertaining to the sequence of generations following the parental generation, each generation being designated by an F followed by a subscript number indicating its place in the sequence.

    Examples:

    "pieties can be filial."

    "imprintings can be filial."

    "affections can be filial."

    "duties can be filial."

    "responsibilities can be filial."

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