Synonyms of maternalism
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- 1. motherliness, maternalism, maternal quality, maternity, parental quality
- usage: 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"
- 2. maternalism, care, attention, aid, tending
- usage: motherly care; behavior characteristic of a mother; the practice of acting as a mother does toward her children
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