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synonyms for matronly

  • dignified
  • female
  • honorable
  • ladylike
  • mature
  • motherly
  • respected
  • stately
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How to use matronly in a sentence

"It's not fair, Lucy," said Mrs. Haggard reprovingly, with an attempt at matronly dignity.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You look the part; there is a sort of matronly dignity about you, Georgie, that I could never hope to attain.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Hera was therefore the goddess who presided over human marriages, and was the type of matronly virtue and dignity.
GREEK SCULPTUREESTELLE M. HURLL
The two daughters went over to the tea tabouret, where a matronly maid was busying with the service.
THE ADVENTURES OF KATHLYNHAROLD MACGRATH
Her address to them was brief and matronly, yet spoken with so much feeling as found its way to every bosom.
PEVERIL OF THE PEAKSIR WALTER SCOTT
Then she snapped her finger into her palm and there was a spirit of matronly command in her voice, in spite of her youth.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
Sister Humber was a matronly woman, comely in person, greatly beloved, and a queen of song.
PERSONAL RECOLLECTIONS OF PARDEE BUTLERPARDEE BUTLER
I suppose it would be the right sort of British matronly thing to do, considering the circumstances.
KATHARINE FRENSHAMBEATRICE HARRADEN
The girl was gazing at the two round matronly figures at the foot of the bed, her laughing eyes grown suddenly serious.
AND SO THEY WERE MARRIEDFLORENCE MORSE KINGSLEY
A servant came, who gave me to understand that the matronly lady was just returned by herself in the chariot.
CLARISSA, VOLUME 6 (OF 9)SAMUEL RICHARDSON
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WORDS RELATED TO MATRONLY

  • female
  • girlish
  • ladylike
  • maidenly
  • matronly
  • motherly
  • womanish
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