Definition: motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
Definition: motherly; N. maternity: motherhood
Sentences Containing 'maternal'
``It is not for herself that she is so, but for her son, and what you regard as a vice becomes almost a virtue when looked at in the light of maternal love.''
His parents separated when he was 6 and he lived with his maternal grandparents in the city's north end.
He was introduced to golf by his maternal grandmother, who managed a golf course in Missouri.
They lost their right to education and religious practice in their maternal languages.
His maternal uncle, Kidambi Krishnaswamy, was a drama artist and a singer.
Tigernach's maternal uncle was Cairpre Daim Argat, King of Airgíalla who died in 514.
His maternal aunt was Saint Cinnia of Druim Dubhain (Feast Day 1 February).
His maternal second cousin was Saint Enda of Aran (Feast Day 21 March).
His maternal grandparents were Eugene J. Rault (1894–1977) and the former Eva Martin.
His maternal grandparents were Prince Frederick of the Netherlands and Princess Louise of Prussia.
This service assisted government in delivering maternal and child care services in these 30 villages.
His maternal grandparents were Andrew Barclay and Mary Elizabeth Morton.
His maternal grandmother was a firm believer that the end of the world was near.
Berenson's maternal grandmother was the fashion designer Elsa Schiaparelli, and her maternal grandfather was Count Wilhelm de Wendt de Kerlor, a theosophist and psychic medium.
She was close to her maternal grandmother, Anne Henriette of Bavaria.
His maternal grandfather, Frank P. Haven, was a managing editor of the Los Angeles Times.
Paul was raised by his maternal grandmother whilst Andrea went to university.
He arrived in Gwalior with his maternal grandsons Haddu Khan and Hassu Khan.
She was named for her maternal grandmother Reba Brassfield.
Her maternal grandmother was Trinidadian.
He was a maternal grandson of politician Hans Riddervold.
Hahn's maternal grandparents served as missionaries in Japan in the 1920s and 1930s.
His maternal grandfather was Peter Chardon Brooks, the wealthiest man in Boston at the time of his death.
His early childhood was spent in Warri, in the care of his maternal grandmother.
Her maternal grandparents were Maximian and Eutropia.
His maternal grandfather was John James Rowley, a Briton by birth and a home child.
A maternal great-great-great-great-grandson was Michael Corcoran.
Her maternal grandparents were King Antiochus IV of Commagene and Queen Julia Iotapa.
Advanced maternal age increases the risk of a child being born with some disorders such as Down syndrome.
Its efficacy for reducing maternal deaths due to obstetrical hemorrhage is being researched.
In addition to this, maternal and newborn deaths are estimated to cost the world $15 billion in lost productivity annually, with maternal health proven to support a country's economic growth and cut poverty.
Maternal death and disability is a human rights issue.
His maternal grandparents were composer Carmine Coppola and Italia Coppola (née Pennino).
Mitochondrial DNA and direct maternal lineages.
Otto's maternal grandfather may be Otto of Hammerstein, who may have been the first count of Zutphen.
Therefore it is likely that Carlus was fighting alongside his maternal relatives.
He would be the eldest maternal uncle of the family as well.
This eldest female member would be his maternal grandmother, own mother, mother's sister, his own sister or a sister through his maternal lineage.
Roemer's maternal grandfather, Ross McDade, married a sister of the maternal grandmother of James C. Gardner, a former mayor of Shreveport.
De Ville's mother and maternal grandmother were English.
Cornutus along with his mother, maternal uncle Gaius Plancius Varus and his maternal relatives were among the last known descendants of the Herodian Dynasty.
He said that his maternal grandfather and paternal grandmother were full-blooded Karankawa.
She was the mother of well-known actress, Nargis and maternal grandmother of Sanjay Dutt.
Her maternal uncle is Dogri folk music singer Prakash Sharma.
The Anantara Maternal Healthcare and Pre-school Education Centres.
Since she was only seventeen, a minor, her family chose her maternal grandparents as guardians.
The 1973 Maternal and Child Health Law legalized abortion.
Because of this intensive maternal care, a female can raise at most only 8 larvae during the high summer.
At a young age, he moved in with his maternal uncle, Bishop Udo of Hildesheim.
Maternal blood loss is limited by contraction of the uterus following birth of the placenta.
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leery - (of someone) suspicious; wary; cautious
aptitude - fitness; talent
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
unassuming - modest; Ex. the champion's unassuming manner
malleable - (of a metal) capable of being shaped by pounding(beating); pliable; (of someone) impressionable(easily influenced); easily controlled; tractable
awful - terrible; very bad
licentious - amoral; lewd and lascivious; unrestrained
impotent - weak; ineffective; lacking in physical strength or power
denotation - meaning; distinguishing by name; V. denote: indicate; refer to directly; mean; CF. connotation