Definitions

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  • n. The characteristic of being brotherly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The state or quality of being brotherly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or quality of being brotherly.

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Examples

  • Bishop Otto Jensen wrote from Hamar: I am delighted that the desire for peace and brotherliness is spreading within the Evangelical Church.

    Nathan Söderblom - Nobel Lecture

  • Oklahoma officials studying rail options Officials face deadline on decision to compete for additional stimulus funds transportation officials are considering competing for additional federal stimulus dollars to develop a high-speed Crimes Commission (EFCC) of Nigeria has established evidence that offers an indication yet, of a strong bond of "brotherliness" between former President Jerry

    WN.com - Business News

  • It was always his way to turn the point back upon an opponent, and he did it now, with a beaming brotherliness of face and utterance.

    Chapter 1: My Eagle

  • His eyes were full and wide apart, and there seemed in them a certain bold brotherliness.

    JUST MEAT

  • He says Ivorians must now have a lasting peace that strengthens the country's motto of hospitality and brotherliness.

    Ivory Coast Confronts Issues of Immigrant Identity

  • All too soon, the brotherliness of the brothers is interrupted by strange happenings that indicate that all is not right at the hotel.

    Supernatural: Hammer of the Gods - Pink Raygun.com

  • Not a few of our manufacturers are already opening their eyes to the facts of the industrial problem, and, with far-seeing generosity and human brotherliness that will, according to the eternal laws, return even the good things of this world unto them, they are providing their working-men with libraries, reading-rooms, and halls for lectures and entertainments.

    Black and White

  • One of the most beautiful models that I know of in modern history is furnished by the town to which reference has already been made—the town of Mulhouse, where, after some thirty years, the spirit of brotherliness has so entered into the relationships of capital and labor that a firm would be disreputable which there attempted to carry on business as business is ordinarily done here.

    Black and White

  • Russian lacks many of the useful virtues the Western peoples possess and has most of their vices; but certainly his pity, charity, and brotherliness towards men more unfortunate than himself largely spring from his fatalistic acceptance of his own unworthiness and weakness.

    A Desperate Character

  • George, in whose patience was a touch of strange brotherliness, took his stand behind.

    The Man of Property

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