Maternal and Supportive


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Maternal adjective – Of, relating to, or characteristic of a mother.
Supportive and maternal are semantically related In some cases you can use "Supportive" instead an adjective "Maternal".
Nearby Words: maternity, maternally
Synonyms for Maternal


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Supportive adjective – Serving to give support to the truth or factualness of something.
Maternal and supportive are semantically related in protective topic. Sometimes you can use "Maternal" instead an adjective "Supportive".
Nearby Words: support, supported, supporter, supporting, supportable
Synonyms for Supportive

Things that words describes

girl maternal girl supportive girl
friend maternal friend supportive friend
character maternal character supportive character
role maternal role supportive role
Other nouns: member, mentor, wife, relationship, figure, influence, leader, officer, roles, families.

Both words in one sentence

  • Series / Star Trek: The Next Generation Both had maternal and supportive roles, being the ship's head counselor and Chief Medical Officer respectively, but Troi was more exotic while Crusher was more of a down-to-earth character.
  • She is so supportive of Horace and his friends that even Chloe comes to view her as a maternal figure.
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Supportive and Maternal. (2016). Retrieved 2020, August 10, from
Maternal & Supportive. N.p., 2016. Web. 10 Aug. 2020. <>.
Supportive or Maternal. 2016. Accessed August 10, 2020.

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