Motherhood definitions

mŭth'ər-ho͝od'
The state of being a mother.
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The state of being a mother; maternity.
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The qualities of a mother.
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The character or qualities of a mother.
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Mothers considered as a group.
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Mothers collectively.
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Motherhood is the state or experience of having or raising a child.

Giving birth to and raising a child is an example of motherhood.

Adopting and raising a son is an example of motherhood.

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The state of being a mother.
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Mothers, considered as a group.

The nation's motherhood.

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Origin of motherhood

Middle English/mother +"Ž -hood