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synonyms for motherliness

  • parenthood
  • mothership
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How to use motherliness in a sentence

His muscles were tense to spring, when a soft voice of infinite motherliness thrilled him.
LIVES OF THE FUR FOLKM. D. HAVILAND
She was looking forward to her young half-brother with a motherliness not exhausted by Val.
THE FORSYTE SAGA, VOLUME III.JOHN GALSWORTHY
Her motherliness and refreshing sense of humor built up a bond of understanding with her audiences.
SUSAN B. ANTHONYALMA LUTZ
Again Mrs. Ercott felt that jealous twinge, soon lost this time in the motherliness of a childless woman for her husband.
THE DARK FLOWERJOHN GALSWORTHY
I might speak to you of the divineness of wedded life, the divineness of Christian fatherliness and motherliness.
LETTERS TO THE CLERGYJOHN RUSKIN
A wave of motherliness towards the entire Phillips family passed over her.
ALL ROADS LEAD TO CALVARYJEROME K. JEROME
Kate Lee oozed motherliness-that love that is capable, wise, patient, tender-the love that never fails!
THE ANGEL ADJUTANT OF "TWICE BORN MEN"MINNIE L. CARPENTER
"If she annoys you I'll take her," said Jewel, with a little air of motherliness not lost upon her companion.
JEWELCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
We're fond of motherliness in the little grey house, Basil, and we do have good times in it.
THE LITTLE GREY HOUSEMARION AMES TAGGART
There was a motherliness in it—a something, for which, perhaps all unknown to himself, his secret heart was thirsting.
THE HISTORY OF DAVID GRIEVEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO MOTHERLINESS

  • motherliness
  • mothership
  • parenthood
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