Thesaurus / motheringFEEDBACK
other words for mothering
- keep an eye on
- look after
- take care of
- keep alive
- keep tabs on
- minister to
- see to
- take charge of
- wait on
- watch out for
- watch over
antonyms of mothering
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He was a boy of eighteen, aching over his first love affair; and she was divinely mothering him.
For behind the mothering words lurked, he knew, the other self that any minute would return.
And a hint of mothering contentment stole sweetly over him behind this shadowy yet genuine consolation.
She smiled lazily as she reflected that he would take to mothering; his curly hair begged to be smoothed and tousled.
The little maid repaid him with a passionate love and a quaint mothering care tender and infinitely comforting to the lonely man.
THE MAJORRALPH CONNOR
The leveret was now full-grown, and Nature's mothering instincts were strong within her.
CREATURES OF THE NIGHTALFRED W. REES
The mothering instinct, which makes every woman see in every man a child to be soothed and petted, rose within her.
A SON OF PERDITIONFERGUS HUME
"Ruined by too much mothering and fathering" is a verdict we would frequently render if we knew the facts.
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Certainly Phebe did not go to sleep quickly that night, the idea of partly mothering twenty girls quite taking possession of her.
THE LITTLE MISSISCHARLOTTE SKINNER
To have all,—the mothering winds of the hills and the holy breath of the sea; to move and laugh and die with all the world.
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