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Rhymes Here is a list of the words that rhyme with the word paternalistic.This is ordered by best match. Changing color means the start of the next best set of words.
4 syllable words
Near RhymesHere is a list of the words that nearly rhyme with the word paternalistic.
3 syllable words

candlestick

ballistic

simplistic

heuristic

autistic

domestic

monastic

stylistic

granitic

maternal

paternal

authentic

majestic

athletic

gymnastic

ecliptic

agnostic

pathetic

atlantic

modernists

acrylic

buttermilk

dynastic

modernist

palmitic

scholastic

metallic

phonetic

intrinsic

utterance

semitic

patronage

eternal

fanatic

frenetic

genetic

heretic

kinetic

acetic

allelic

cathartic

ascetic

neritic

detriment

eclectic

fantastic

southernmost

acoustic

aquatic

arsenic

betterment

determent

determines

hypnotic

deterrent

deterrents

elastic

galactic

heraldic

gigantic

hydraulic

magnetic

narcotic

quadratic

synoptic

acidic

angelic

arabic

bailiwick

benedick

hamitic

hellenic

deterrence

determine

hepatic

horrific

concentric

italic

jurassic

lunatic

mechanic

mitotic

neurotic

pacific

philippic

platonic

polemic

politic

rabbinic

specific

thoracic

titanic

turmeric

electric

watermarks

climactic

didactic

pandemic

stochastic

volcanic

phlegmatic

outermost

attorney

cosmetic

sardonic

perchloric

asthmatic

barbaric

pragmatic

determined

rhetoric

adrenal

carbonic

terrific

galvanic

watermark

non-catholic

dogmatic

olympic

organic

phosphatic

symbolic

harmonic

adornment

antarctic

retirements

prosthetic

aortic

attorneys

dominick

hedonic

phonemic

bulimic

caloric

climatic

firebrick

forensic

germanic

idyllic

melodic

prolific

traumatic

veterans

waterman

ecstatic

icelandic

nontoxic

nutrients

allergic

ophthalmic

pelagic

strangulate

endemic

islamic

matronly

mercuric

nutrient

pindaric

triassic

miltonic

veteran

prostatic

choleric

quixotic

romantic

tectonic

chaotic

symmetric

systolic

limerick

systemic

maverick

sephardic

spasmodic

bettering

chattering

scattering

watering

adherents

battering

lettering

stringency

altaic

bucolic

deltaic

dichroic

dyspeptic

emetic

erotic

erratic

glutamic

glutaric

ironic

kibbutznik

masonic

modernize

retrenchments

laconic

mothering

odorant

peterman

phosphoric

plutonic

pneumatic

rheumatic

schematic

somatic

teutonic

thematic

yttrium

adherence

adherent

retrenchment

adoring

strengthening

eugenic

lutherans

southerners

atriums

gatherings

republic

ceramic

acerbic

exotic

lymphatic

rhapsodic

heroic

ionic

myopic

dimorphic

sporadic

hispanic

uterine

motoring

neutering

southerner

amharic

doddering

lutheran

powdering

bolshevik

dyslexic

feathering

gathering

extrinsic

euphoric

demonic

weathering

withering

archaic

atrium

mnemonic

nomadic

nostalgic

retiring

eccentric

mosaic

maturing

patronize

symphonic

tympanic

dithyramb

adrian

bubonic

homeric

pneumonic

numeric

strontium

4 syllable words

synergistic

monolithic

anaplastic

optimistic

inelastic

patronymic

pessimistic

anaesthetic

dualistic

pugilistic

socialistic

realistic

analgesic

maternity

paternity

organismic

altruistic

chauvinistic

epileptic

hedonistic

humanistic

impolitic

monoclinic

onomastic

dialectic

hemolytic

kinesthetic

apoplectic

analogic

antiseptic

synergetic

pornographic

eternally

eternity

acrobatic

adrenergic

adrenalin

hieroglyphic

metastatic

diagnostic

dielectric

pancreatic

therapeutic

aromatic

automatic

ganglionic

hanseatic

jingoistic

paramedic

porphyritic

technologic

utterances

vitriolic

allergenic

honorific

modernity

mathematic

astronautic

orthodontic

adrenaline

democratic

determinist

diplomatic

hippocratic

metamorphic

pathogenic

prophylactic

calisthenic

academic

anabolic

hypersonic

autonomic

epidemic

hyperbaric

determinate

hypertonic

metabolic

modernizes

monatomic

monophonic

patriotic

polyphonic

returnable

cataclysmic

catastrophic

narcissistic

determinants

magellanic

photogenic

geodesic

quaternary

pharaonic

determinant

neolithic

charismatic

demographic

gyroscopic

holographic

inorganic

polytechnic

prehistoric

transatlantic

arithmetic

sympathetic

amniotic

adriatic

allophonic

diastolic

esoteric

ethnocentric

chiropractic

telephonic

geotropic

carboxylic

supersonic

hemorrhagic

autotrophic

cenozoic

diuretic

mesozoic

ptolemaic

apostolic

melancholic

anaerobic

semiotic

polymorphic

mesenteric

diatonic

embryonic

strangulation

patronizing

endoscopic

micrographic

catatonic

homophobic

electronic

hypodermic

isotonic

scientific

retirement

strangulations

diatomic

watermelons

meteoric

pleomorphic

alcoholic

asiatic

endothermic

exothermic

mother-in-law

oceanic

philharmonic

detrimental

matrimony

modernism

cyanuric

deodorants

patrimony

veterinary

watermelon

gravimetric

deodorant

messianic

father-in-law

pediatric

psychiatric

patrimonial

symbiotic

patronizes

periodic

quadrennial

egocentric

propionic

aramaic

hydrometer

6 syllable words
7 syllable words

Words that rhyme with the word paternalistic

Welcome to the Rhyme Finder! This rhyming dictionary allows users to explore rhymes for any given word. This includes rhymes based on syllables, near rhymes, and more.


How to use the rhyming dictionary

Enter your "starter" word in the FIND RHYMES input box, and click search. It's really that simple! We separate perfect rhymes (near the top) from the imperfect rhymes (toward the bottom). In your rhyming results, colors descend based on the best rhyme. Once the color changes, you will notice the results reset back into alphabetical order. Click on any of the results for the word's definition, part of speech, use in Scrabble, and more. Please note that many of our results are proper nound or slang. While we may not store definitions for all of these words, we can direct you to the Google results for that word.


Perfect Rhymes

Perfect rhymes are just what they sound like. No pun intended! Think of perfect rhymes as words which definitively rhyme. Words that most people would not question. Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Hat
  • Head and Red
  • Egg and Beg
  • Soap and Hope
  • True and Blue

Imperfect Rhymes

Near rhymes, otherwise known as imperfect rhymes, are words that sound the same but are not perfect rhymes. Having trouble deciding if a word is a perfect or imperfect rhyme? Here are some examples:

  • Cat and Bad
  • Head and Mud
  • Egg and Peck
  • Soap and Chap
  • True and Cure

Using Rhymes

Rhymes are most useful in creating lyrics, but they can also be used as a tool to memorize. It is a powerful mnemonic device. This is why song lyrics can be so easy to remember! It's also why rhymes are a great study tool for memorizing! Use this tool to help write poetry, win rhyme games, write a rap song, create lyrics, and expand your vocabulary! Rhyming is very important in music because it creates a rhythm that further creates meaning, emotion, and feeling. It also creates an echo in the lyrics. With children, rhyming is a very important tool. Rhyming teaches children how language works, helps them understand the rhythm of language, and learn how to make predictions. In other words, rhymes teach children phrases to anticipate and rhymes enhance their memory. Within all contexts, rhyming is helpful in expanding your imagination no matter if you’re a child or an adult.

When creating lyrics, there are five types of rhymes to choose from.

  • End rhymes: rhyming of the final word of a line
  • Internal rhymes: rhyming of two words within the same line
  • Slant rhymes: near rhymes
  • Identical rhymes: use the same word at the end of each line
  • Eye rhymes: look like they rhyme but sound different

Different Types of Rhymes
  • Mascline rhymes: have a stressed syllable
  • Feminine rhymes: have a stressless syllable.

Ready for a challenge? Try to come up with rhymes for these surprising words that just aren’t very rhymy. Check them with our dictionary! Examples of tough rhymes:

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  • Orange

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