QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Origin of filial
OTHER WORDS FROM filialfil·i·al·ly, adverbfil·i·al·ness, nounnon·fil·i·al, adjective
Words nearby filial
Example sentences from the Web for filial
He never saw his father again, their contact limited to letters brimming with intellectual vigor, paternal concern and filial devotion that decades later were published in a best-selling volume in China.Fou Ts’ong, Chinese pianist who bridged East and West, dies at 86 of covid-19|Emily Langer|January 7, 2021|Washington Post
She explained that “filial laws” are a vestige of English rule.Are You Legally Responsible for Your Elderly Parents?|Keli Goff|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As a candid psychological exploration of a highly charged filial relationship, The Wolf and the Watchman fascinates.
Apparently Romney has placed his filial devotion in the same blind trust in which he has stored his dignity.Paul Begala: The Strangely Silent Jan. 23 Debate in Tampa|Paul Begala|January 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Her husband noticed, and thought it was the expression of a deep filial attachment which he had never suspected.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
The Chinese consul paternally tells his countrymen what they are to do, and they do it with filial submission.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Tatsu has been without kindred,—he knows not yet the sacred duties of filial love.The Dragon Painter|Mary McNeil Fenollosa
Let them not speak to us of a filial or respectful fear mingled with love, which men should have for their God.Superstition In All Ages (1732)|Jean Meslier
I listened to her religious exhortations with a feeling of filial gratitude, and they sunk deep into my heart.My Ten Years' Imprisonment|Silvio Pellico