- s providing protective supervision; watching over or safeguarding
- The peaks loomed over the valley as if they were the tutelary deities of the villages in the lowlands.
- The incumbent demanded reward for his tutelary role and went on to say that it was normal for such positions to be rewarded.
- After the fire incident, the investigators wanted to know who the tutelary figures of that show were.
- Alexis de Tocqueville in Heritage.org
To an ever-increasing degree, our compatriots are subject to what Tocqueville described as "an immense tutelary power which takes sole charge of assuring their enjoyment and of watching over their fate."
- Ibn Warraq in FrontPage magazine.com
Not only these Westerners, but almost all of Western history and thought, from ancient Greece onward--were guided by what Ibn Warraq calls "three tutelary guiding lights,"--rationalism (truth and objective knowledge); universalism (openness to...