Definition of unfathered in English:

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Pronunciation: /ʌnˈfɑːðəd/


1 dated Having no known or acknowledged father; illegitimate: she would be a penniless unmarried female with a daughter, her child would be unfathered and base
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  • Instead, the US Government has given their unfathered, unmentored and uninitiated youth the dubious correctional benefits of prison.
  • Reach out to an unfathered child and include him in one of your family activities before school starts.
  • Of course unfathered children portend the continued unraveling of the social order and the rise of the welfare state.
1.1chiefly literary Of unknown or obscure origin: unfathered rumours

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