Definition of filially in English:



  • See filial

    • ‘She is filially loving but also rebellious and mischievous.’
    • ‘Her last name, Price, links her filially to the rules of market exchange.’
    • ‘The perception that retirement homes are places for the abandoned parents of filially disrespectful children still persists.’
    • ‘In order to attain their salvation, they also had to be honest, gentle, obedient, merciful, filially pietistic, and patient - all attributes of the perfect wife and mother.’
    • ‘About time she behaved filially for a change.’