What does familial mean?

Definitions for familialfəˈmɪl yəl, -ˈmɪl i əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word familial.

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of familial in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of familial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli:

    We don't know whether it was financial, we don't know whether it was familial.

  2. Andrew Huebner:

    The war in some ways was really a war for family, the public culture around the war was draped in familial metaphors, a war to defend women and children from deprivation.

  3. Mark Carney:

    If someone is really motivated and they truly don’t have familial combined hyperlipidemia, it’s almost a guarantee that through aggressive nutrition they can lower their numbers dramatically.

  4. Russell Crowe:

    This is like an anti-buddy movie, there's not one bit of familial connection between these two guys that happens once, not a friendly gesture, nothing, they just happen to be stuck in a situation together.

  5. Bradley Cooper:

    It's been incredible, just incredible the amount of response. It’s everything we could have possibly hoped for, in the sense of people feeling like even though it's a movie it's accurate enough, and in terms of the emotional and sort of familial sort of sense of reality that it's completely accurate.

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