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motherly

adjective

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of, relating to, or characteristic of a mother
  • she showed a sweet motherly tenderness toward the tiny kitten she was taking care of

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The first known use of motherly was before the 12th century

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“Motherly.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/motherly. Accessed 24 Feb. 2020.

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