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maternal

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  • adjmotherly
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Synonyms for maternal

adj motherly
  • parental
  • affectionate
  • kind
  • protective
  • sympathetic

Antonyms for maternal

  • paternal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to maternal

ancestral

adjective. related to previous family or family trait

distaff

adjective. feminine

female

adjective. having the qualities or characteristics of a woman

hereditary

adjective. inherited; transmitted at birth

motherly

adjective. caring

parental

adjective. having the quality or nature of a parent
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