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1. fatherless

adjective. ['ˈfɑːðɝləs'] having no living father.

Synonyms

  • unparented

Antonyms

  • legal
  • valid

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • father (English)
  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Fatherless

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Example sentences of the word fatherless


1. Adjective
Emotional effects are also associated with fatherless boys.

2. Noun, singular or mass
As she grows up, the fatherless daughter is more likely to tolerate abusive behavior from others.

2. fatherless

adjective. ['ˈfɑːðɝləs'] not having a known or legally responsible father.

Antonyms

  • authorized

Etymology

  • -less (English)
  • -leas (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • father (English)
  • fader (Middle English (1100-1500))
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