Meaning of fatherliness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈfɑːðəlɪnɪs/


See fatherly

‘It held the friendly fatherliness, the smooth steel of command.’
  • ‘These were not her people, and she was far from home, and no amount of fatherliness or motherliness could make it so.’
  • ‘As I was mulling over the fatherliness of the butler's smile, Sara had given a low throaty laugh, stepped up to Dayne, laced her red talons through his blond hair, and pressed her lips on his.’