- the hatred of one’s father. — misopaterist , n .
- 1 . a community in which the father or oldest male is the supreme authority in the family, clan, or tribe, and descent is traced through the male line.
- 2 . government by males, with one as supreme. — patriarchist , n . — patri-archic , patriarchical , adj .
- tending to move toward or centering upon the father. See also matricentric .