mother

noun
ADJECTIVE
lone, single, unmarried, unwed

She felt proud that she had raised four children as a lone mother.

married
widowed
divorced
lesbian
biological, birth, natural, real
surrogate
adoptive, custodial (AmE), foster
adolescent, teen (esp. AmE), teenage, young
ageing/aging, elderly, old
ailing, sick

He has cared for his sick mother for years.

dead, deceased, late
dying
caring, devoted, excellent, good, loving, wonderful
proud

the proud mother of the bride

doting, overprotective
stern
domineering, overbearing
abusive
bad, unfit

The court decided she was an unfit mother.

anxious (esp. BrE), distraught, frantic, worried

Her distraught mother had spent all night waiting by the phone.

grieving
expectant, pregnant
first-time
new
full-time, stay-at-home
working
welfare (AmE)
low-income
breastfeeding, nursing
beloved, dear

his beloved mother

VERB + MOTHER
resemble, take after

The boys were like their father, but Louise took after her mother.

inherit sth from

She inherited the urge to travel from her mother.


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