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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a female parent.

Usage examples (39)
  • The girl's motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children
  • Adjective : motherly solicitude. ,to take a motherly interest in an orphan
  • But the motherliness which is in every true woman's heart, warded off this danger.
  • He should not see Cecily with her air of mature motherliness. for more
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