[ fam-uh-liz-uhm ]
/ ˈfæm əˌlɪz əm /
the subordination of the personal interests and prerogatives of an individual to the values and demands of the family: Familism characterized the patriarchal family.
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OTHER WORDS FROM familismfam·i·list, nounfam·i·lis·tic, adjective
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With a small amount of vital unity, Communism is possible only in the limited sphere of familism.History of American Socialisms|John Humphrey Noyes