father image
noun Date: 1937 an idealization of one's father often projected onto someone to whom one looks for guidance and protection

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  • father image — or father figure n. a person substituted in one s mind for one s father and often the object of emotions felt toward the father * * * …   Universalium

  • father image — or father figure n. a person substituted in one s mind for one s father and often the object of emotions felt toward the father …   English World dictionary

  • father image — n an idealization of one s father often projected onto someone to whom one looks for guidance and protection …   Medical dictionary

  • father image — noun 1. : an idealization of one s father constitutive of the ego ideal and often projected onto someone to whom one then looks for guidance and protection 2. : father figure * * * father image, = father figure. (Cf. ↑father figure) …   Useful english dictionary

  • image — Synonyms and related words: Doppelganger, Vorstellung, abstract, abstraction, adumbrate, affectation, affectedness, airs, airs and graces, allusion, ally, altarpiece, alter ego, analogon, analogue, angle, apparition, appearance, apprehension,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • father figure — a man embodying or seeming to embody the qualities of an idealized conception of the male parent, eliciting from others the emotional responses that a child typically has toward its father. Also called father image. [1930 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • Father & sons — Father and Sons Father and Sons est une marque de prêt à porter masculin, d evêtements de ville et de sportswear, créée en 1995 est à ce jour implantée sur l ensemble des régions françaises grâce à ses 24 boutiques. Ce groupe familial possède… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Father and Sons — est une marque de prêt à porter masculin, d evêtements de ville et de sportswear, créée en 1995 est à ce jour implantée sur l ensemble des régions françaises grâce à ses 24 boutiques. Ce groupe familial possède également une filiale de création d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Father and sons — est une marque de prêt à porter masculin, d evêtements de ville et de sportswear, créée en 1995 est à ce jour implantée sur l ensemble des régions françaises grâce à ses 24 boutiques. Ce groupe familial possède également une filiale de création d …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Father Time — (known as Pakiž in some countries) is a personification of time. He is usually depicted as an elderly bearded man, dressed in a robe, carrying an hourglass or other timekeeping device (representing time s constant movement). This image derives… …   Wikipedia

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