familism

familism

[fam-uh-liz-uhm]
noun Sociology.
the subordination of the personal interests and prerogatives of an individual to the values and demands of the family: Familism characterized the patriarchal family.

Origin:
1635–45; famil(y) + -ism

familist, noun
familistic, adjective
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Familist (ˈfæmɪlɪst)
 
n
a member of the Family of Love, a mystical Christian religious sect of the 16th and 17th centuries based upon love
 
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