What is another word for fatherhood?

130 synonyms found


[ fˈɑːðəhˌʊd], [ fˈɑːðəhˌʊd], [ f_ˈɑː_ð_ə_h_ˌʊ_d]

Fatherhood, the state or relationship of being a father, can be conveyed using several synonyms or related words. Paternity, daddyhood, dadhood, sirehood, and paterfamilias are commonly employed terms. Fatherliness, paternalism, and fathering are variants that emphasize the qualities and actions attributed to a good father, such as guidance, protection, and discipline. On the other hand, terms like procreation, fertility, and reproduction focus more on the biological aspect of fatherhood and its role in family and society. Overall, these words provide different perspectives on the concept of fatherhood, highlighting its diverse meanings, roles, and challenges.

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Usage examples for Fatherhood

For several days, in the highest realm of fancy he had revelled in the first joys of fatherhood, only to have it end like this.
"Dixie Hart"
Will N. Harben
And gladly he answered: "And I for you;" and so their lives became one, and the melody of happy children's voices drew nearer and nearer, and listening to the sweet voice of the mother singing to her babe, and looking into the bright and rosy faces that with every glance and motion thanked him for their dower of health and honor, he blessed the great Creator from whom he had received the wondrous gift of potential fatherhood, and gave thanks that he had wisely listened to the angel's voice bidding him keep his gift for those whose life, in the years to come, was to be his holiest possession.
"Almost A Man"
Mary Wood-Allen
fatherhood and motherhood are nowhere more sacred, more holy, or better beloved than upon the farm.
"The Future of Road-making in America"
Archer Butler Hulbert

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