Paternalism vs Paternal - What's the difference?

paternalism | paternal |

Paternalism is a derived term of paternal.


As a noun paternalism

is the treatment of people in a fatherly manner, especially by caring for them but sometimes being stern with them.

As a adjective paternal is

of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family; as , "paternal grandfather" (one's father's father).

paternalism

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Noun

(wikipedia paternalism)
  • The treatment of people in a fatherly manner, especially by caring for them but sometimes being stern with them.
  • *{{quote-magazine, date=2012-01
  • , author=Steven Sloman , title=The Battle Between Intuition and Deliberation , volume=100, issue=1, page=74 , magazine= citation , passage=Libertarian paternalism is the view that, because the way options are presented to citizens affects what they choose, society should present options in a way that “nudges” our intuitive selves to make choices that are more consistent with what our more deliberative selves would have chosen if they were in control.}} English words suffixed with -ism

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    paternal

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    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to one's father, his genes, his relatives, or his side of a family
  • paternal grandfather
  • Fatherly; behaving as or characteristic of a father.
  • Received or inherited from one's father.
  • * Dryden
  • their small paternal field of corn
  • Acting as a father
  • paternal filicide

    Derived terms

    * paternalism * paternalistic * paternally * paternal aunt * paternal cousin * paternal grandfather * paternal grandmother * paternal uncle

    Antonyms

    * maternal – mother

    Coordinate terms

    * avuncular – uncle * maternal – mother * materteral – aunt

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