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OTHER WORDS FROM paternalismpa·ter·nal·ist, noun, adjectivepa·ter·nal·is·tic [puh-tur-nl-is-tik] /pəˌtɜr nlˈɪs tɪk/ adjective
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It reinforces the censoriousness and paternalism present among Obama and his allies.
Firstly, he argues for a strong dose of paternalism, and the importance of “moral and intellectual authority” in our schools.David's Book Club: From Family Collapse to America's Decline|Bryce McNitt|April 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Here is paternalism and socialism and John Lawism all combined.Principles of Political Economy|Arthur Latham Perry
Governmentalism and paternalism have always been evils, Mr. Flower asserts.
The cry of paternalism is quickly raised, on the one hand, of socialism, on the other.Euthenics, the science of controllable environment|Ellen H. Richards
But this essential of paternalism must be lacking in the republic.
The paternalism of the French government is a wonderful thing.Rambles in Normandy|Francis Miltoun