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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.

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ancestral

adjective. related to previous family or family trait

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adjective. having the qualities or characteristics of a woman

hereditary

adjective. inherited; transmitted at birth
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