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dadliness
 n.— «Gradually, through coping with Florida’s tantrums and his fellow fathers’ foibles, he acquires an understanding of what “dadliness” (as he calls it) is all about. And in the process, he develops a deeper and more heartfelt appreciation of his own long-suffering father.» —“Family Book Club: ‘Cosmic’ by Frank Cottrell Boyce” by Christopher Middleton Telegraph (United Kingdom) June 9, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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