Motherly meaning

mŭthər-lē
In a manner befitting a mother.
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Having traits considered typical of mothers; maternally kind, protective, nurturing, etc.
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Befitting a mother, warm, caring, nurturing, protective, loving.
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Of, like, or appropriate to a mother.

Motherly love.

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Showing the affection of a mother.
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Of a mother.
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(archaic) As a mother.
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Origin of motherly

  • mother +"Ž -ly

    From Wiktionary