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Synonyms for motherhood
ˈmʌð ərˌhʊdmoth·er·hood

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. motherhood, maternitynoun

    the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. motherhoodnoun

    Synonyms:
    maternity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "motherhood":

    maternity, maternal, childbearing, mothers, mother

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1430mother
#3287pregnancy
#6497mothers
#7503maternity
#12452maternal
#24926motherhood
#31020gestation
#43642childbearing

How to use motherhood in a sentence?

  1. The Pope:

    How many children in the world are waiting for someone to take care of them, having a child is always a risk, either naturally or by adoption. But it is riskier not to have them. It is riskier to deny fatherhood, or to deny motherhood, be it real or spiritual.

  2. Desiree Fortin:

    They are the road map to my motherhood. They are a representation of my three miracle babies who I would not have if I did not walk through infertility and carry three human beings at one time.

  3. Alan Marshall Beck:

    A little girl can be sweeter (and badder) oftener than anyone else in the world. She can jitter around, and stomp, and make funny noises that frazzle your nerves, yet just when you open your mouth she stands there demure with that special look in her eyes. A girl is Innocence playing in the mud, Beauty standing on its head, and Motherhood dragging a doll by the foot.

  4. Janet Petersen:

    The extreme law should have been overturned because it restricted the freedom of Iowa women and girls to care for their bodies and it forced motherhood on them.

  5. Arizona Sen.John McCain:

    The point isn’t to s--t on Seth Meyers, although I would never be comfortable appearing on his show again, obviously, but the point of it was that we, as women, there are so many added burdens that have to do with pregnancy and motherhood that I could never have possibly imagined.


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