Patently vs Parently - What's the difference?

patently | parently |


As an adverb patently

is in a clear and unambiguous manner.

As an adjective parently is

of, relating to, or characteristic of a parent; parental.

patently

English

Adverb

(en adverb)
  • In a clear and unambiguous manner.
  • parently

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a parent; parental.
  • *1978 , Boston Women's Health Book Collective, Ourselves and our children :
  • A great benefit of breaking down sexism would be creation of a more "parently " society by recognizing and validating the traditional nurturing strengths of women, [...]
  • *2001 , Ishwar Modi, Ageing and Human Development :
  • They feel they are caught up in all these parently duties. All their waking hours are taken up in housekeeping, caring for the daughter, son-in-law and the grandchild.