filiopietistic

[ fil-ee-oh-pahy-i-tis-tik ]
/ ˌfɪl i oʊˌpaɪ ɪˈtɪs tɪk /

adjective Anthropology.

of or relating to reverence of forebears or tradition, especially if carried to excess.

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Origin of filiopietistic

1890–95; < Latin fīli(us) son (cf. filial) + -o- + pietistic

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