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  • adjective Not daughterly.


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un- +‎ daughterly


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  • All the medical folks I've asked, though at least those who know Dad personally have frowned at me, as if I'm being undaughterly for raising the subject, and said, "Oh, no, it's not time yet!"

    Existential Distress Susan Palwick 2009

  • For I would not, on any account, have it thought that, in my last disposition, any thing undaughterly, unsisterly, or unlike a kinswoman, should have had place in a mind that is a truly free (as I will presume to say) from all resentment, that it now overflows with gratitude and blessings for the good I have received, although it be not all that my heart wished to receive.

    Clarissa Harlowe 2006

  • Englishman would have felt that such an act, so bold and undaughterly, blighted at once the lily flower, making it "put on darkness" and "fall into the portion of weeds and out-worn faces."

    Biographia Epistolaris, Volume 1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge 1803


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