Patriarchal vs Egalitarian what difference

what is difference between Patriarchal and Egalitarian

English

Alternative forms

  • patriarchial

Etymology

patriarch +‎ -al

Adjective

patriarchal (comparative more patriarchal, superlative most patriarchal)

  1. Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable.
    • 1855, Alfred Tennyson, Ode on the Death of the Duke of Wellington
      About whose patriarchal knee / Late the little children clung.
  2. Relating to a system run by males, rather than females.

Synonyms

  • patriarchial
  • patriarchic

Coordinate terms

  • matriarchal

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English

Alternative forms

  • égalitarian

Etymology

From French égalitaire +‎ -ian

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈtɛə.ɹi.ən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪˌɡæl.ɪˈtɛɹ.i.ən/

Adjective

egalitarian (comparative more egalitarian, superlative most egalitarian)

  1. Characterized by social equality and equal rights for all people.

Synonyms

  • equalitarian

Hyponyms

Derived terms

  • egalitarianism

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Noun

egalitarian (plural egalitarians)

  1. A person who accepts or promotes social equality and equal rights for all people.

Synonyms

  • equalitarian

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