Definitions for familialfəˈmɪl yəl, -ˈmɪl i əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fa•mil•ialfəˈmɪl yəl, -ˈmɪl i əl(adj.)

  1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a family:

    familial ties.

Origin of familial:

1895–1900; < F

Princeton's WordNet

  1. familial(adj)

    relating to or having the characteristics of a family

    "children of the same familial background"; "familial aggregation"

  2. familial, genetic, hereditary, inherited, transmitted, transmissible(adj)

    occurring among members of a family usually by heredity

    "an inherited disease"; "familial traits"; "genetically transmitted features"


  1. familial(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to family.

    Mark had to leave work due to familial obligations.

  2. Origin: From the familia suffixed with -al.

Translations for familial

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concerning one's private life or family

domestic problems.

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