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maternity

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of maternity

  1. motherly character or qualities <she had such maternity at such a young age that all her classmates went to her for comfort> Synonyms motherliness Related Words nurturance; fertileness, fertility, fruitfulness, productivity, richness




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