Examples of brotherhood in a Sentence
they're a brotherhood of retired war veterans
a family that has been part of the brotherhood of police officers for four generations
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Your service has been a great gift to the country, and your friendship and brotherhood are a great gift to me.
The Home’ that took them in when no one else could Freemasonry brings together men of different religious, ethnic or social backgrounds who share a belief in the fatherhood of God and the brotherhood of mankind.
The struggles of the Protestant Reformation had taught the English to view other Protestant nations — Switzerland, Protestant Germany, Scandinavia — where their leaders had sometimes sought refuge, as a brotherhood.
Pamina and Tamino endure trials of fire and water for admittance to the brotherhood.
One thing Chewa women are shut out of is the Nyau brotherhood (pictured), a secretive society who can channel spirits and performs a ritual dance called Gule Wamkulu around harvest and at weddings and funeral.
So there was always a brotherhood between us that is really cool to see standing to this day.
The office of the Sheikh al-Islam, the Ministry of Religious Affairs and Pious Foundations, and religious schools were abolished, while Sufi brotherhoods were outlawed.
But, having Isaiah Snead around was a reminder of the regular presence the family has had at the camp and how the Manning Passing Academy has become a brotherhood.
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Synonymsboard, association, chamber, club, college, congress, consortium, council, fellowship, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, league, order, organization, society, sodality
Antonymsill will, malevolence, venom
Related Wordscollective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate
Near Antonymsforlornness, loneliness, lonesomeness
BROTHERHOOD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of brotherhood for English Language Learners
: feelings of friendship, support, and understanding between people
: a group or organization of people who have the same interests, jobs, etc.
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