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a person whom one knows well, likes, and trusts

Synonyms for brother

a male with the same parents as someone else

a male person who is a fellow member (of a fraternity or religion or other group)

a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

used as a term of address for those male persons engaged in the same movement

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(Roman Catholic Church) a title given to a monk and used as form of address

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In other words, certain crucial aspects of modernity restrict the wish for brotherliness to the point of altering its own essence.
For Jane Austen this theme of naval solidarity is particularly important, for she wanted to highlight the general character of the navy, "their friendliness, their brotherliness, their openness, their uprightness" (99).
We just experienced the true meaning of Christmas--sharing brotherliness and love.
Christ commends meekness of mind, brotherliness, and peace-seeking (Education 24, Complaint 38).
As for issues pertinent to BOB relationships, I've talked to BOB fans who like the feeling of brotherliness, of kinship and of mutual understanding and camaraderie--not to mention the doubled wardrobe.
Meysenbug cast women as rescuers of mankind with qualities such as brotherliness, sisterhood, and Vaterlandsliebe.
Much of the volume examines how early Western ideas of civic friendship, as found in the republican tradition of classical antiquity, and universal brotherliness, as articulated by the Judeo-Christian tradition, constitute an indispensable backdrop to modern universalistic ideas of solidarity, as they emerge most clearly in the French Revolution.
This process of crystallization is reinforced as the members of a unit meet up yearly for their reserve service and often becomes the source of strong friendships, if not brotherliness.
Olcott approvingly summed up McKinley's attitude toward the white South: "The demand for 'rights' gave way to brotherliness, and the desire to coerce melted before a flame a deep patriotism.
Orwell, liberal by temperament, censures socialism for liberalism's lip service to the "common people" He attacks socialism for precisely the same brand of vague brotherliness that has been a longstanding socialist critique of liberalism.
In short order, the "war enthusiasm" of July became the "ideas of 1914" -- a euphemism for a nation united and uplifted in brotherliness and equality, what would later be called the Volksgemeinschaft.
Even the barbershop, a well-defined space, with its emphasis on male bonding and brotherliness, is limited in its role in bringing about solidarity.