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Synonyms for mother

Synonyms for mother

Synonyms for mother

a woman who has given birth to a child (also used as a term of address to your mother)

a stringy slimy substance consisting of yeast cells and bacteria

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a term of address for an elderly woman

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a term of address for a mother superior

a condition that is the inspiration for an activity or situation

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care for like a mother

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She won't be nurturing the person she'd expected to be nurturing--but she'll be mothering all the same, helping a different young man do the things he can't do alone.
Katherine is the oldest, and as such, tries to compensate for her mothers lack of mothering by doting on her sisters.
Representations of female sexuality and reproduction, the breast and the uterus, the ideal mother and the murderous witch, are all treated through various cross-cultural and interdisciplinary prisms; the sources in which these ideas are examined include mothering guidebooks, medical works, didactic treatises, reformation polemics, literary texts, and carnival plays, as well as paintings (especially by women artists) and even musical scores and songs.
This physiological effect of grooming suggests that a change in the female pup's brain governs the animal's own mothering styles, the team concludes in the Oct.
In mainstream liberal opinion, support for full-time mothering is usually equated with naive nostalgia, while working mothers are often portrayed as victims of sexism, culturally imposed guilt, and benighted public policies.