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1. pregnancy

noun. ['ˈprɛgnənsi'] the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus.

Synonyms

  • labour
  • physiological condition
  • maternity
  • lying-in
  • metacyesis
  • placenta previa
  • physical condition
  • ectopic gestation
  • gravidation
  • morning sickness
  • ectopic pregnancy
  • gravidness
  • gravidity
  • childbed
  • extrauterine gestation
  • eccyesis
  • confinement
  • cleavage
  • segmentation
  • travail
  • trouble
  • quickening
  • gestation
  • physiological state
  • para
  • entopic pregnancy
  • gravida
  • parturiency
  • extrauterine pregnancy
  • parity

Antonyms

  • hypopigmentation
  • hypocapnia
  • hypothermia
  • anestrus

Etymology

  • -cy (English)
  • pregnant (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Pregnancy

  • absorbency
  • accountancy
  • agency
  • ascendancy
  • ascendency
  • bouncy
  • buoyancy
  • chancey
  • chancy
  • chauncey
  • chauncy
  • clancey
  • clancy
  • clemency
  • cogency
  • competency
  • complacency
  • conservancy
  • consistency
  • constancy

Example sentences of the word pregnancy


1. Noun, singular or mass
Adequate nutrition is essential for good health — and it becomes even more important during pregnancy.

Quotes containing the word pregnancy


1. Pregnancy is something that I always love. It's about hope and the future and a new baby.
- Carine Roitfeld

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