Associations to the word «Parental»


PARENTAL, adjective. Of or relating to a parent
PARENTAL, adjective. (genetics) of the generation of organisms that produce a hybrid
PARENTAL, noun. A person fulfilling a parental role.
PARENTAL ALIENATION SYNDROME, proper noun. A supposed disturbance in which children are obsessively preoccupied with depreciation and/or criticism of a parent
PARENTAL HOME, noun. A home that a child or young adult shares with a parent, guardian, or a person acting in the capacity of a parent or guardian. Home of one's parents or guardians.
PARENTAL LEAVE, noun. A leave of absence from a job for a parent to take care of a baby.
PARENTAL LEAVES, noun. Plural of parental leave
PARENTAL LOVE, noun. The love of parents towards their children.
PARENTAL LOVE, noun. By extension, love which is similar to parental love.

Dictionary definition

PARENTAL, adjective. Designating the generation of organisms from which hybrid offspring are produced.
PARENTAL, adjective. Relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent; "parental guidance".

Wise words

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John Locke