HyperDic: parenthood

English > 1 sense of the word parenthood:
NOUNstateparenthood, parentagethe state of being a parent
parenthood > pronunciation
Soundspeh'rahnthhuh.d
Rhymesadulthood ... wormwood: 60 rhymes with uhd...
English > parenthood: 1 sense > noun 1, state
MeaningThe state of being a parent.
Example"to everyone's surprise, parenthood reformed the man"
Synonymparentage
BroaderadulthoodThe state (and responsibilities) of a person who has attained maturity
Spanishmaternidad, paternidad
Catalanmaternitat, paternitat
Nounsparenta father or mother

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