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1. parenthood

noun. ['ˈpɛrəntˌhʊd'] the state of being a parent.

Synonyms

  • adulthood

Antonyms

  • immaturity

Etymology

  • -hood (English)
  • -had (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • parent (English)
  • parent (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Parenthood

  • adulthood
  • babyhood
  • boyhood
  • brotherhood
  • childhood
  • estatehood
  • falsehood
  • fatherhood
  • girlhood
  • knighthood
  • likelihood
  • livelihood
  • manhood
  • moshood
  • motherhood
  • nationhood
  • neighborhood
  • orahood
  • robinhood
  • sainthood

Example sentences of the word parenthood


1. Noun, singular or mass
Another problem that occurs is personal commitments, such as parenthood or pregnancy.

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