Definition of Filial. Meaning of Filial. Synonyms of Filial

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Definition of Filial

Filial
Filial Fil"ial, a. [L. filialis, fr. filius son, filia daughter; akin to e. female, feminine. Cf. Fitz.] 1. Of or pertaining to a son or daughter; becoming to a child in relation to his parents; as, filial obedience. 2. Bearing the relation of a child. And thus the filial Godhead answering spoke. --Milton.

Meaning of Filial from wikipedia

- Taoist ethics, filial piety (Chinese: 孝, xiào) is a virtue of respect for one's parents, elders, and ancestors. The Confucian classic of Filial Piety, thought...
- Filial may refer to: Filial church, a Roman Catholic church to which is annexed the cure of souls, but which remains dependent on another church Filial...
- Filial cannibalism occurs when an adult individual of a species consumes all or part of the young of its own species or immediate offspring. Filial cannibalism...
- The Sutra of Filial Piety (or Sutra on the Profundity of Filial Love, Sutra on Parental Benevolence) is an apocryphal sutra composed in China and apparently...
- the adaptive value of filial cannibalism in teleosts is that it increases density-dependent egg survivorship. In other words, filial cannibalism simply increases...
- Filial responsibility laws (filial support laws, filial piety laws) are laws in the United States that impose a duty, usually upon adult children, for...
- The Twenty-four Filial Exemplars, also translated as The Twenty-four Paragons of Filial Piety (Chinese: 二十四孝; pinyin: Èrshísì Xiào), is a classic text...
- The classic of Filial Piety, also known by its Chinese name as the Xiaojing, is a Confucian classic treatise giving advice on filial piety: that is, how...
- hypothesized to have a critical period. The best-known form of imprinting is filial imprinting, in which a young animal narrows its social preferences to an...
- Filial mourning (simplified Chinese: 丁忧; traditional Chinese: 丁憂; pinyin: dīngyōu) refers to a bureaucratic norm, practiced since the Han dynasty, whereby...