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motherhood

moth·er·hood

motherhood

 
pronunciation:
muh thr hUd
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state of being a female parent.
She loved her baby, but she found motherhood more challenging than she had imagined.
definition 2: mothers collectively.
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The word motherhood contains the following part:
-hood Old English noun-forming suffix that means 1. state, condition; 2.the whole group of