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Synonyms and Antonyms of maternal

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synonym (synonym of maternal)

  • (adj.all)
    relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent (adj.all)
  • (adj.all)
    related on the mother's side (adj.all)

antonym (antonym of maternal)

  • (adj.all)
    characteristic of a father (adj.all)
  • (adj.all)
    relating to or characteristic of or befitting an offspring (adj.all)

also (also)

  • characteristic of a mother (adj.all)
    characteristic of a matriarchy (adj.all)

similar (similar with maternal)

  • (adj.all)
    showing maternal instincts (adj.all)
  • (adj.all)
    suggestive of or acting like a mother (adj.all)
  • (adj.all)
    befitting a mother; warm and nurturing (adj.all)
  • related on the mother's side (adj.all)
    connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage (adj.all)

attribute (maternal is an attribute of ....)

pertainym (of or pertaining to (meaning relating to))

  • relating to or derived from one's mother (adj.pert)
    a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother) (noun.person)

derivation (.... is derived from maternal)

  • characteristic of a mother (adj.all)
    the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother (noun.attribute)
  • relating to or characteristic of or befitting a parent (adj.all)
    a father or mother; one who begets or one who gives birth to or nurtures and raises a child; a relative who plays the role of guardian (noun.person)
synonym antonym also similar attribute pertainym derivation parental paternal enate enatic filial paternal matriarchal maternalistic motherlike motherly related maternal quality maternalism maternity motherliness female parent mother parent maternal quality maternalism maternity

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