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ma·ter·nal·ism

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  1. maternalismnoun

    Synonyms:
    motherliness

  2. maternalismnoun

    the treatment of people in a motherly manner, especially by caring for them as a mother would care for her children.

    Synonyms:
    motherliness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. motherliness, maternalism, maternal quality, maternitynoun

    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"

    Synonyms:
    maternal quality, maternity, gestation, motherliness, motherhood, pregnancy

  2. maternalismnoun

    motherly care; behavior characteristic of a mother; the practice of acting as a mother does toward her children

    Synonyms:
    maternal quality, maternity, motherliness

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#7503maternity
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