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fil·i·al

(fil'ē-ăl),
Denoting the relationship of offspring to parents. See: filial generation.
[L. filialis, fr. filius, son, filia, daughter]

filial

(fĭl′ē-əl, fē′lē-)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter: filial respect.
2. Having or assuming the relationship of child or offspring to parent.
3. Genetics Of or relating to a generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.

fil′i·al·ly adv.

filial

adjective Referring to the offspring of mating organisms.

fil·i·al

(fil'ē-ăl)
Denoting the relationship of offspring to parents.
See: filial generation
[L. filialis, fr. filius, son, filia, daughter]
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Despite these variations and exceptions, overall, however, participants tended to espouse a negative characterization of others in "Canadian society" as filially irresponsible.
Buddhism stresses solemn filial obligation and particularly the eternal and fathomless love of the mother, which even the most filially pious children would not be able to fully pay back.
whose plaid I should filially reproduce as if poems were pacts and not indiscretions murmured to keep oneself alive): and within the tape lay a deeper plastic, reinforced
(303) Filially, another concern was the complicating factor about payment of attorneys' fees for represented parents.
Mike Kelley's collection of worn loveys (Craft Morphology Flow Chart, .1991) led to Tom Burr's erotic Minimalism (Single Partition Platform, 1997), and, filially, to Christopher Williams's dual homage Bouquet, for Bas Jan Ader and Christopher D'Arcangelo, 1991., a photographic still life of Dutch flowers mounted on a specially constructed wall.
The documents disclose a distressingly familiar pattern: The archdiocese shuffled offending priests from parish to parish; increasing numbers of youngsters were abused; little was done to stem the abuse until it reached scandalous proportions and was made public; the Vatican was appallingly slow in acting on the charges when bishops filially were pushed to deal seriously with the problem.
When I returned to Montana in late-September, the weather had filially cooled down.
Filially, in addition to the Gretchaninoff volume, this writer had the opportunity to examine two individual numbers issued by Musica Russica, the first, an elegant setting of the Lord's Prayer by composer Constantine Shvedov (1886-1954), a virtual unknown outside of sacred music circles.
This not only damages customary morality, but also humiliates the worthy senior officers, the sefu, the sanlao, and the Filially Pious and Fraternal.
In 1842, just two years before the first publication of A Drama of Exile, Barrett published in The Athenaeum a series of essays on the patristic writers, (8) dismissing their theology and their authority, but arguing learnedly about their poetry, principally from a philological point of view: Barrett is determined "by no means to recognize a hierarchy, whether in the Church or in literature"; "To these 'Fathers,' as we call them filially, with heads turned away, we owe more reverence for the grayness of their beards than theological gratitude....