brotherliness
noun see brotherly

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Brotherliness — Broth er*li*ness, n. The state or quality of being brotherly. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brotherliness — index benevolence (disposition to do good), philanthropy, sodality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • brotherliness — O.E. broðorlichnes; see BROTHERLY (Cf. brotherly) + NESS (Cf. ness) …   Etymology dictionary

  • brotherliness — See brotherly. * * * …   Universalium

  • brotherliness — noun The characteristic of being brotherly …   Wiktionary

  • brotherliness — n. fraternity, fellowship, comradeship …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brotherliness — broth·er·li·ness …   English syllables

  • brotherliness — ˈbrəthə(r)lēnə̇s, lin noun ( es) : the quality or state of being brotherly …   Useful english dictionary

  • brotherly — brotherliness, n. /brudh euhr lee/, adj. 1. of, like, or befitting a brother; affectionate and loyal; fraternal: brotherly love. adv. 2. as a brother; fraternally. [bef. 1000; ME; OE brothorlic. See BROTHER, LY] * * * …   Universalium

  • brotherly — adjective Date: before 12th century 1. of or relating to brothers 2. natural or becoming to brothers ; affectionate < brotherly love > • brotherliness noun • brotherly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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