unfilial

[ uhn-fil-ee-uh l ]
/ ʌnˈfɪl i əl /

adjective

not befitting a son or daughter; violating the customary obligation of a child to a parent.

Nearby words

  1. unfeelingly,
  2. unfeigned,
  3. unfertilized,
  4. unfetter,
  5. unfettered,
  6. unfilled,
  7. unfiltered,
  8. unfindable,
  9. unfinished,
  10. unfit

Origin of unfilial

First recorded in 1605–15; un-1 + filial

Related formsun·fil·i·al·ly, adverb

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