filiation filiation

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the kinship relation between an individual and the individual's progenitors
  2. (n) inherited properties shared with others of your bloodline

Usage(s):

  • You cannot fail to associate this with Degas's own working methods, the sense of filiation and descent that would breathe through his work for the rest of his life, the past .

Quotes

  • "Opus Dei also emphasizes divine filiation, unity of life, prayer and sacrifice, charity, apostolate, and fidelity to the pope," said Catholic San Francisco.
    on Jun 21, 2010 By: Francisco Source: California Catholic Daily

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