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maternity

noun

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motherly character or qualities
  • she had such maternity at such a young age that all her classmates went to her for comfort

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The first known use of maternity was in 1611

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“Maternity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maternity. Accessed 15 Jan. 2021.

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