Unfilial Un*fil"ial, a. Unsuitable to a son or a daughter; undutiful; not becoming a child. -- {Un*fil"ial*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

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  • unfilially — adverb see unfilial …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unfilially — unfilˈially (↑filially) adv(1) • • • Main Entry: ↑un …   Useful english dictionary

  • unfilial — unfilially, adv. /un fil ee euhl/, adj. not befitting a son or daughter; violating the customary obligation of a child to a parent. [1605 15; UN 1 + FILIAL] * * * …   Universalium

  • unfilial — adjective Date: 1611 not observing the obligations of a child to a parent ; undutiful • unfilially adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unfilial — adjective lacking the qualities associated with a son or daughter. Derivatives unfilially adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • unfilial — /ʌnˈfɪliəl/ (say un fileeuhl), / jəl/ (say yuhl) adjective not filial. –unfilially, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

  • unfilial — [unfil′ē əl] adj. unlike, or unsuitable to, a loving, respectful son or daughter unfilially adv …   English World dictionary

  • unfilial — adj. not befitting a son or daughter. Derivatives: unfilially adv …   Useful english dictionary

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