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Synonyms for fatherhood
ˈfɑ ðərˌhʊdfa·ther·hood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fatherhood, paternitynoun

    the kinship relation between an offspring and the father

    authorship, paternity

  2. Father, Father-God, Fatherhoodnoun

    God when considered as the first person in the Trinity

    "hear our prayers, Heavenly Father"

    founding father, founder, forefather, sire, paternity, beginner, don, begetter, male parent

  3. fatherhoodnoun

    the status of a religious leader


  4. fatherhoodnoun

    the status of a father


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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. fatherhoodnoun

    fathership, paternity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "fatherhood":

    paternity, parenthood, fathering, authorship, parenting, paternal

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How to use fatherhood in a sentence?

  1. Dustin Johnson:

    My life has already changed, there's nothing better (than fatherhood).

  2. President Barack Obama:

    We know young black men are twice as likely as young white men to be 'disconnected' ... we've got to reconnect them, we've got to give more of these young men access to mentors. We've got to continue to encourage responsible fatherhood. We've got to provide more pathways to apply to college or find a job. We can keep them from falling through the cracks.

  3. Craig Garfield:

    We now realize the transition to fatherhood is an important developmental life stage for men’s health, it’s a magical moment where so many things change in a man’s life. Now the medical field needs to think about how can we help these men of child-rearing age who often don’t come to the doctor’s office for themselves.

  4. Bill Cosby:

    Fatherhood is pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.

  5. Julie Gunlock:

    If Meghan Markle really wanted to be provocative and challenge people's views, she would push back on men who abandon their wives, partners, and children and reject the destructive narrative that tells boys and young men that theirnatural behaviors are inappropriate, toxic, dangerous, and in need of reform, markle thinks she's produced something new, but she's done nothing original or even interesting. Masculine behaviors in boys and young men and traditional fatherhood aren't the problem. What is a problem in this society ischildren growing up without fathers and boys being told they are inherently bad or damaged.

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