patriarchalism definition

  • noun:
    • The quality of becoming patriarchal.
    • A political concept which arose in The united kingdomt in the seventeenth century, which emphasized the absolute power of this king whilst the paternal head of condition, viewing his fatherly energy as having been inherited genealogically from Adam.
    • That political condition or organization in which the chief authority of every tribe or family members resides in a patriarch; patriarchy.

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