Definition of fatherliness in English:

fatherliness

noun

  • 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.’

Pronunciation

fatherliness

/ˈfɑːðəlɪnəs/