unparented


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unparented

(ʌnˈpɛərəntɪd)
adj
(Biology) having no parent or parents
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unparented - having no parent or parents or not cared for by parent surrogatesunparented - having no parent or parents or not cared for by parent surrogates
parented - having a parent or parents or cared for by parent surrogates
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The comparison between parented and unparented adolescents in terms of psychological hardiness].
When he was 16, Rogers had organized with two friends his first unparented horse pack into the Cliffs, a ten-day journey that was to culminate in "a big bear hunt.
Grace and Ali will roam as ostensibly free, unparented babes in the wood.
If an infantilized nation needs to teach parenting to the unparented, so be it; but there is another example of state nannying that is far from benign.
We say to each other "release the dogs" but of course there are no dogs, and the children push past us to the stone fountain half-filled with last week's rainwater in which other, unparented children are splashing.
Japan has around 400 children's homes with over 25,000 unparented children living in them and there is no tradition of domestic adoption.
To quote Max Hastings in London's Daily Mail, "Years of liberal dogma have spawned a generation of amoral, uneducated, unparented, welfare dependent, brutalized youngsters.