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Synonyms for maternity
məˈtɜr nɪ tima·ter·ni·ty

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Wiktionary1.0 / 1 vote

  1. maternitynoun

    Antonyms:
    paternity

  2. maternitynoun

    Antonyms:
    paternity

  3. maternitynoun

    Antonyms:
    paternity

  4. maternitynoun

    A ward or department in a hospital in which babies are born.

    Synonyms:
    maternity ward

    Antonyms:
    paternity

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. pregnancy, gestation, maternitynoun

    the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus

    Synonyms:
    maternal quality, motherliness, motherhood, gestation period, pregnancy, maternalism, gestation

  2. motherhood, maternitynoun

    the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother

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

  3. 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, maternalism, gestation, motherliness, motherhood, pregnancy

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How to use maternity in a sentence?

  1. Ylva Johansson:

    It is a massive decline, we're creating a whole new underclass. And it will be totally on the margins of society with no right to pensions, maternity leave or anything.

  2. Joe Biden:

    Russian President Vladimir Putin is inflicting appalling, appalling devastation and horror on Ukraine -- bombing apartment buildings, maternity wards, hospitals, i mean, it's godawful.

  3. Fox News:

    Vigorous debate is one thing, personal vitriol is another. When she returned from maternity leave, Joy Behar actually said she did n’t miss her. That’s a whole bowl of wrong.

  4. Mike Sonko:

    During the impromptu visit, I uncovered 12 bodies of infants who died at Pumwani Maternity Hospital mysteriously and their bodies hidden in boxes and paper bags inside a room.

  5. Arnon Wiznitzer:

    This is the first mother to be diagnosed with influenza and corona in Beilinson. We treated her with a drug combination that targets both corona and flu, we are seeing more and more morbidity of influenza among the maternity population, along with cases of corona that mainly occur in women not vaccinated against corona and influenza.


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