Synonyms for maternity

Synonyms for (noun) maternity

Synonyms: motherliness, maternal quality, maternalism, maternity

Definition: the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother

Usage: the girl's motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children

Similar words: parental quality

Definition: a quality appropriate to a parent


Synonyms: maternity, motherhood

Definition: the kinship relation between an offspring and the mother

Similar words: relationship, family relationship, kinship

Definition: (anthropology) relatedness or connection by blood or marriage or adoption


Synonyms: pregnancy, maternity, gestation

Definition: the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus

Similar words: physical condition, physiological condition, physiological state

Definition: the condition or state of the body or bodily functions