motherlike
motherlike motherlike adj. suggestive of or acting like a mother; motherly; maternal. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • motherlike — adjective having the quality or suggestive of a mother; maternal, motherly …   Wiktionary

  • motherlike — adjective suggestive of or acting like a mother • Similar to: ↑maternal …   Useful english dictionary

  • motherish — adjective a) Of or pertaining to maternal quality. b) Pertaining to affectionate and sensitive character. Syn: maternal, motherlike, motherly, motherliness …   Wiktionary

  • ancestral — Synonyms and related words: aboriginal, ancestorial, antepatriarchal, atavistic, autochthonous, fatherlike, fatherly, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparental, humanoid, maternal, mother, motherlike, motherly, parent, parental, paternal,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • fatherly — Synonyms and related words: affectionate, amiable, ancestorial, ancestral, benevolent, benign, caring, fatherlike, friendly, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparental, indulgent, kind, kindly, maternal, mother, motherlike, motherly, parent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • maternal — Synonyms and related words: adoring, affectionate, ancestorial, ancestral, caring, conjugal, demonstrative, devoted, doting, faithful, fatherlike, fatherly, filial, fond, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparental, husbandly, kind, kindly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • mother — Synonyms and related words: SOB, agent, ancestorial, ancestors, ancestral, apprentice, architect, artificer, artist, attend to, aunt, auntie, author, baby, baby sit, bastard, bear, beget, begetter, beginner, birth, blood brother, breed, breed… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • parent — Synonyms and related words: agent, ancestor, ancestorial, ancestral, ancestress, author, begetter, beginner, catalyst, causer, creator, effector, engenderer, father, fatherlike, fatherly, generator, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparent,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • parental — Synonyms and related words: adoring, affectionate, ancestorial, ancestral, conjugal, covering, custodial, defensive, demonstrative, devoted, faithful, fatherlike, fatherly, filial, fond, fostering, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparental,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • paternal — Synonyms and related words: adoring, affectionate, ancestorial, ancestral, concerned, conjugal, demonstrative, devoted, faithful, fatherlike, fatherly, filial, fond, grandfatherly, grandmotherly, grandparental, husbandly, indulgent, kindly,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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