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motherly

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  • adjcaring
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Synonyms for motherly

adj caring
  • affectionate
  • careful
  • caretaking
  • comforting
  • devoted
  • fond
  • gentle
  • kind
  • loving
  • maternal
  • nurturing
  • protecting
  • protective
  • sheltering
  • supporting
  • sympathetic
  • tender
  • warm
  • watchful

More words related to motherly

matronly

adjective. womanly
  • dignified
  • female
  • honorable
  • ladylike
  • mature
  • motherly
  • respected
  • stately

parental

adjective. having the quality or nature of a parent
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