- treating people in a motherly fashion, particularly by looking after all of them as a mother would look after her kids.
- motherly worry; behavior characteristic of a mother; the practice of acting as a mother does toward the woman children
- the grade of having or showing the pain and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother
Sentence for "maternalism"
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Synonym for "maternalism"
Hypernym for "maternalism"