Meaning of paternalistically in English:


Pronunciation /pəˌtəːnəˈlɪstɪkli/


See paternalistic

‘He was heckled, mostly for his repeating paternalistically, "I feel your anger."’
  • ‘Resisting banishment, he retorts paternalistically, "I made you what you are today."’
  • ‘Car dealers paternalistically claim they are protecting consumers from making bad choices about complex products.’
  • ‘Viewed more paternalistically, audits can play a deterrent role.’
  • ‘In this feudalistic culture, a budget is the means by which a state can extract taxes from the rich to paternalistically give to the poor.’