Synonyms for maternal

Synonyms for (adj) maternal

Synonyms: maternal

Definition: characteristic of a mother

Usage: warm maternal affection for her guest- Dorothy Sayers

Similar words: maternalistic

Definition: showing maternal instincts

Similar words: motherlike

Definition: suggestive of or acting like a mother

Similar words: motherly

Definition: befitting a mother; warm and nurturing

Synonyms: maternal, enate, enatic

Definition: related on the mother's side

Usage: my maternal grandmother

Similar words: related

Definition: connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

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