What is another word for paterfamiliases?

40 synonyms found


[ pˈatəfˌamɪlˌɪe͡ɪsɪz], [ pˈatəfˌamɪlˌɪe‍ɪsɪz], [ p_ˈa_t_ə_f_ˌa_m_ɪ_l_ˌɪ__eɪ_s_ɪ_z]

Paterfamilias is a Latin term which refers to the male head of a family or household. In modern English, this term is mostly used in historical or literary contexts. However, there are many words and phrases that can be used as synonyms for paterfamilias. Some of these include patriarch, head of the family, family leader, father figure, and familial authority. These words all convey a sense of power and leadership within the family unit. Other related terms could include breadwinner, caretaker, or provider, which highlight the financial and practical responsibilities that often come with being the head of a household.

Synonyms for Paterfamiliases:

  • n.


How to use "Paterfamiliases" in context?

There are a few things we take for granted when it comes to family. We may associate them with childhood memories or certain people that we care about, but for the most part, we presume that families are a fundamental part of society. In some ways, this is certainly the case. Families provide a sense of community, share affection and care, and provide support network when needed. On the other hand, there are many families who are struggling. Poverty, neglect, and abuse can all pose significant challenges to familial relationships.

One of the most significant challenges to families today is the trend of fragmentation.

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