Definition of "unmotherly" [unmotherly]

  • (adjective) Not motherly; unmaternal.

Use "unmotherly" in a sentence

  • "If Mama Cow continues to act unmotherly, this calf will be a bum orphan."
  • "In biographies, Flora is often presented as cruel and unmotherly to Jack."
  • "And again solemnly interrogated, declares, that she would have been drawn with wild horses, rather than have touched the bairn with an unmotherly hand."

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