sisterly

All Adjective Adverb
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  • A moment ago I had felt hardly less than sisterly toward him. Cited from Nancy, by Rhoda Broughton
  • It was the first time she had ever been sisterly in that fashion before the eyes of others. Cited from Nedra, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • They threw themselves upon her like sisters, and she had never before enjoyed sisterly treatment. Cited from Castle Richmond, by Anthony Trollope
  • Grace was sisterly and kind; but what on earth had they in common to talk about? Cited from Pink and White Tyranny, by Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Despite her misgivings with her brother, she has occasionally shown sisterly love towards him.
  • Between her and her brother there was now a barrier sisterly love could not pass. Cited from The Woman-Hater, by Charles Reade
  • Kind and sisterly, she takes good care of the younger generation.
  • And yet her heart began to relent toward him after a sisterly fashion. Cited from Nature's Serial Story, by E. P. Roe
  • Her frank, sisterly affection was not love, and might never become love. Cited from Nature's Serial Story, by E. P. Roe
  • He is later relieved when the two women work out their differences and start developing a sisterly relationship.
  • Now this was kind, sisterly consideration of Faith, however little so it seems, set down. Cited from Faith Gartney's Girlhood, by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
  • He knew that from childhood she had watched his every step with sisterly affection. Cited from Arachne, by Georg Ebers, v3
  • She might not love him, but that was no reason why he should turn her sisterly affection into hate. Cited from A Canadian Heroine, Vol. 3, by Mrs. Harry Coghill
  • I throw you back your father's name, your father's wealth, your sisterly recognition. Cited from The Marrow of Tradition, by Charles W. Chesnutt
  • "And so, my pretty sister, you are for the first time entering upon your sisterly relations?" Cited from Hatchie, the Guardian Slave; or, The Heiress of Bellevue, by Ashton
  • "I want you to write him a letter-a real, nice, sisterly letter." Cited from Air Service Boys in the Big Battle, by C. Beach
  • She had given him the impression that, under any circumstances, her love for him could only be sisterly in its character. Cited from Opening a Chestnut Burr, Edward Payson Roe
  • I really feel a sisterly love for these plants. Cited from Sakoontala or The Lost Ring, by Kalidasa
  • With sisterly affection the other woman put her arms about her and tried to soothe her. Cited from The Net: A Novel, by Rex Beach
  • She remained also in great sorrow for her relative, whom she loved with sisterly affection. Cited from Redgauntlet, by Sir Walter Scott
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Meaning of sisterly

  • adjective Like or characteristic of or befitting a sister
    sisterly kindness, sororal concern