Parental vs Parentally - What's the difference?

parental | parentally |


As an adjective parental

is of or relating to a parent.

As a noun parental

is a person fulfilling a parental role.

As an adverb parentally is

in a parental manner, like a parent.

parental

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • of or relating to a parent
  • (genetics) of the generation of organisms that produce a hybrid
  • See also

    * paternal * maternal

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person fulfilling a parental role.
  • Nowadays there are all kinds of potential parentals besides parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, step-parents, in-laws, older siblings and cousins, and those in civil unions.

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    parentally

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • In a parental manner, like a parent.
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