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maternalism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n maternalism motherly care; behavior characteristic of a mother; the practice of acting as a mother does toward her children
    • n maternalism the quality of having or showing the tenderness and warmth and affection of or befitting a mother "the girl's motherliness made her invaluable in caring for the children"
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Quotations

  • American Proverb
    American Proverb
    “Maternity is a matter of fact, paternity is a matter of opinion.”

Usage

In literature:

This style is particularly good during the maternity days.
"The Mother and Her Child" by William S. Sadler
At length the period of maternity approaches.
"Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women" by George Sumner Weaver
Awake to the throbs of love, and the joys of maternity.
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
Mrs. Craigie went to work in business-like fashion, and cast a maternal eye over the "eligibles" she met at Government House.
"The Magnificent Montez" by Horace Wyndham
In crustaceans we probably find the first unmistakable evidences of maternal love.
"The Dawn of Reason" by James Weir
On the night of the concert she superintended Lark's dressing with maternal care.
"Prudence Says So" by Ethel Hueston
Of what use have all the lectures, books and maternal injunctions been to her?
"Woman" by William J. Robinson
Her maternal relatives were largely identified with the war of American Independence.
"Woman's Work in the Civil War" by Linus Pierpont Brockett
An appeal to the maternal instinct had quenched the hardiest spirit of revolt.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
The silly girl makes quite a boast of her lover's ancient family, on the maternal side.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
He was cuffed in corners by the maternal hand, but he held his own.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
For three fourths of their maternal duties they prove themselves incompetent.
"The Wedding Ring" by T. De Witt Talmage
Her maternal feelings were as strong as those of other creatures, and she felt a longing to exercise them.
"Stories of Animal Sagacity" by W.H.G. Kingston
Paul's devotion to golf and a certain rich young woman gave her fine maternal satisfaction.
"Melomaniacs" by James Huneker
It is not synonymous with maternity.
"Sex=The Unknown Quantity" by Ali Nomad
But maternity as it came to Mag Henderson!
"Kildares of Storm" by Eleanor Mercein Kelly
My father sometimes admonished my maternal grandmother not to put her knife into her mouth.
"Reminiscences, 1819-1899" by Julia Ward Howe
The maternal instinct never beat more strongly in any woman's heart than in that of the royal Marguerite.
"Women of the Teutonic Nations" by Hermann Schoenfeld
Your affection, your maternal tenderness which have given me my only days of happiness, could not save me.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 15" by Various
Her eyes burned with a strange, maternal light as she comforted the boy whose grief was of the fibre of her own.
"Jap Herron" by Emily Grant Hutchings
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In poetry:

Beneath thy sweet maternal smile
All pain and sorrow fled,
And even the very tears were sweet
Upon thy bosom shed.
"An Orphan's Lament" by Anne Bronte
For in the forest with his guide,
He hears her wailing young,
To whom the tender beast replied.
With a maternal tongue.
"The Panther" by William Hayley
She spoke, she kept, with truth most rare,
Her purpose nobly wild,
And made, by her maternal care,
A hero of her child.
"The Serpents" by William Hayley

BRIGHT nymphs, of NEWA'S banks the pride,
Receive, before we part,
For you, and your maternal guide,
The wishes of my heart!
"Lines written In An Album" by Helen Maria Williams
Maternal love! thou wond'rous power,
By no base fears controul'd,
Tis truly thine, in danger's hour,
To make the tender bold!
"The Panther" by William Hayley
She ended: and the mild maternal form
Embraced Serena with a smile as warm
As the gay spirit Vegetation wears,
When she to crown her favourite nymph prepares;
When pleased her flowery treasures to display,
She pours them in the lap of youthful May.
"The Triumphs Of Temper : Canto V." by William Hayley

In news:

The maternal grandparents are Lois Baker of Broadalbin and George Baker Sr.
Demarco and Veronica Southerland announce the birth of a daughter, Graicen Nicole, on Jan 19 at Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee, Fla. Velma Darden of Greenville is the maternal grandmother.
The prognosis for women in four southern states with high rates of maternal mortality–Texas, South Carolina, Louisiana and Mississippi–could be getting even worse.
Mr Garcia says his maternal grandfather helped build an integrated hospital in Daytona Beach.
When Lexington 1 science teacher Heather Brothers goes on maternity leave in January, she will still be part of her students’.
La Cañada Elementary's Castillo to take maternity leave in December.
She is welcomed by her parents, Samantha Marcantonio and Justin Testa, maternal grandparents Wendy and Pasquale Maimone and paternal grandparent Michelle Testa, all of Cape Coral.
Norwich Pharmaceuticals partnering with Kiwanis, UNICEF to battle Maternal and Neonatal Tetanus .
The charges stemmed from Douglas Kennedy's attempt in January to take his newborn son from a suburban New York maternity ward.
Nurses who tried to stop him from leaving the maternity ward with his newborn son.
Adult, Pediatric, Maternal Child Health, Psych.
If you follow the link, you'll hear him say he was born at Kapiolani maternity just a couple days apart from Barack Obama.
Nuisance suit against 'maternity hotel ' operators.
Maternal grandparents are Jeff and Elana Vandevander and Mike Jones.
Analysts have warned that Indonesia will not meet its Millennium Development Goal for maternal health.
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In science:

For our simulation we use a nonstationary local Mat´ern, presented below that has a closed form covariance, can attain any degree of differentiability or H¨older smoothness and behaves locally like a stationary Mat´ern.
Local likelihood estimation of local parameters for nonstationary random fields
Let Mν (·) (cid:44) | · |ν Kν (·) where Kν is the modified Bessel function of the second kind and let νt, σt and αt denote spatially varying Mat´ern parameters.
Local likelihood estimation of local parameters for nonstationary random fields
This is recognized as an isotropic Mat´ern autocovariance with parameterization found on page 50 of .
Local likelihood estimation of local parameters for nonstationary random fields
Originally presented in, the proof combines the results found in, for generating a spatially varying geometric anisotropy with those found in for generating a local isotropic Mat´ern with spatially varying smoothness parameter.
Local likelihood estimation of local parameters for nonstationary random fields
This can be overcome by an additional hard-core condition, as in the classic Mat´ern process; see and references therein for a formulation that matches our setting.
Random point sets and their diffraction
Stoyan, On one of Mat´ern’s hard-core point process models, Math.
Random point sets and their diffraction
Mat´ern cross-covariance functions for multivariate random fields. J.
Multivariate Operator-Self-Similar Random Fields
Somewhat surprisingly, we have now ventured back into the more common parts of spatial statistics: Whittle (1954, 1963) showed that, for any α > d/2, the solution to (6) has a Mat´ern covariance function.
Think continuous: Markovian Gaussian models in spatial statistics
Since the spectral density for a Mat´ern field in dimension d with parameters ν, φ2, and κ is given by (2), one finds that the corresponding symmetric non-negative kernel is a Mat´ern 4, φk = √φ, and κk = κ.
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
As discussed in Lindgren, Rue and Lindstr¨om (2011), there is an implicit assumption of appropriate boundary conditions needed if one wants the solutions to be stationary Mat´ern fields.
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
Using the relation between α and the parameter ν in the Mat´ern covariance function, α = ν + d/2, we see that X ∈ Hm almost surely for m < ν .
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
We now go back to the special case of Laplace noise and since the main interest here is ordinary random fields with Mat´ern covariance functions, we from now on assume that α > d/2 in (8).
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
Since X is Laplace noise convolved with a Green function, which also has the form of a Mat´ern covariance function, the model is equivalent to the Laplace moving average models in ˚Aberg, Podg´orski and Rychlik (2009), ˚Aberg and Podg´orski (2011).
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
Simpson (2008) studied such methods for sampling generalized Mat´ern fields on locally planar Riemannian manifolds, and argued that one could sample the stochastic weights for a general α using the matrix transfer equation (C−1K)α/2w ∼ N(0, C−1 ).
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
The upper right panel shows the empirical covariance function for the samples (grey curve) together with the true Mat´ern covariance function (black curve).
Spatial Mat\'ern fields driven by non-Gaussian noise
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