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 (fĭl′ē-əl, fē′lē-)
1. Of, relating to, or befitting a son or daughter: filial respect.
2. Having or assuming the relationship of child or offspring to parent.
3. Genetics Of or relating to a generation or the sequence of generations following the parental generation.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin fīliālis, from Latin fīlius, son; see dhē(i)- in Indo-European roots.]

fil′i·al·ly adv.
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Each of us, one might argue, begins with socially or filially determined self-identities, but these change with experience until they are parts of many identities, which are formed in relation to the roles we perform at various times.
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In other words, Blessed Alvaro del Portillo participated filially in the faith, the hope, and the charity of Saint Josemaria.
When violence filially breaks out, women are the vast majority who die and they become, Verveer said, 70 to 80 percent of the people displaced by war.