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- adj. Having no (living) parent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Deprived of parents.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having no parent or parents or not cared for by parent surrogates
In the interview, he even says it'd be better for the children to remain parentless rather than have two Mommies (or two Daddies).
I think the inclusion of Jack's father was mainly just an excuse to have Keith Richards do a cameo; otherwise I belive thhey would have left the characters "parentless" in the sense of they don't figure in the story at all.
But despite the abusive and threatening phone calls she received Ms Francis last night took her claims further, likening what she calls this new "parentless" generation to the Stolen
There is not a store full of "parentless" babies just waiting for us infertiles.
It's not automatic that your friends "get" what it's like to be a parentless parent, and sometimes not even your spouse understands, particularly if he hasn't lost a parent.
Life has made the children brave, quick-witted and self-reliant, but their parentless hearts are hungry, and that longing shapes their actions.
In providing for himself, our boy had all but guaranteed that he would grow up parentless and alone.
The "I" Factor is the term I use to describe the specific losses experienced by parentless parents.
Caring for babies and young children is often physically more demanding for parentless parents because their moms and dads can't babysit.
A doctor I interviewed took an educated guess on how the grandparent gap affects the children of parentless parents.
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