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filial duty

n. duty of a child to its parents

Usage examples of "filial duty".

State or a family filial duty was the first thing to be insisted on.

What about all the minute aspects of Japanese life that set us apart from everyone else: the complexity of the tea ceremony, the arts of ukiyo-e, ikebana, haiku, the concepts of honor, filial duty, bushido, giri.

Maybe the present-day Fujiwara is braver than his forebears, or has a stronger sense of filial duty.

But this night, under a rain-lashed sky, Adam would cut that filial duty out of his life and so free himself to the higher duty of the nation's union.