filial piety


noun

(in Confucianism) the important virtue and primary duty of respect, obedience, and care for one's parents and elderly family members.

Nearby words

  1. filet,
  2. filet lace,
  3. filet mignon,
  4. filial,
  5. filial generation,
  6. filially,
  7. filiate,
  8. filiation,
  9. filibeg,
  10. filibuster

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