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filiopietistic

[fil-ee-oh-pahy-i-tis-tik] /ˌfɪl i oʊˌpaɪ ɪˈtɪs tɪk/
adjective, Anthropology
1.
of or relating to reverence of forebears or tradition, especially if carried to excess.
Origin of filiopietistic
1890-1895
1890-95; < Latin fīli(us) son (cf. filial) + -o- + pietistic
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