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  Words related to maternity

Related / Similar Words: motherliness, maternalism, maternal quality, motherhood, pregnancy, gestation

 

Definition:
  • the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother; "the girl''s motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children";
  • the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother;
  • the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus;

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    Hyponyms: trouble, gravidity, gravidness, gravidation, gravida, parity, para, ectopic pregnancy, extrauterine pregnancy, ectopic gestation, extrauterine gestation, eccyesis, metacyesis, entopic pregnancy, placenta previa

     

    Attributes: maternal

     

    Derivational Morphology: have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect

     

     
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