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mother

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1. 
a. a female who has given birth to offspring
b. (as modifier): a mother bird
2. a title given to certain members of female religious orders
3. Christian Science God as the eternal Principle

mother

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a stringy slime containing various bacteria that forms on the surface of liquids undergoing acetous fermentation. It can be added to wine, cider, etc. to promote vinegar formation

What does it mean when you dream about your mother?

The mother bestows life, love, and nurturing. Seeing a child being nursed suggests shelter, comfort, and protection. Seeing one’s own mother in the dream reflects guidance and care. Being the mother in a dream denotes taking care of self or of a significant relationship in the dreamer’s life. Alternatively, a mother can be a negative symbol if one has unpleasant association’s with one’s own mother.

mother

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(engineering acoustics)
A mold derived by electroforming from a master; used to produce the stampers from which disk records are molded in large quantities. Also known as metal positive.

mother

Mother

(dreams)
The relationship that we have with our mother is the most psychologically significant relationship of all. Rarely all good or all bad, our mothers always invoke powerful emotions. We may dream about our mothers in many different forms. She may be disguised in our dreams, and it is our job to find her in there. If you are dreaming about your mother, you may be addressing some issues or concerns in your dream, or your dream may be based on a valuable memory. The general image of “mother” in a dream may symbolize a variety of feelings and ideas: caring, nurturing, love, acceptance, hard work, sacrifice, martyrdom, etc. The mother in your dream could also represent “collective unconscious, ” the source of the “water of life, ” and the yin. Carl Jung suggests that women in dreams represent our collective unconscious and men the collective consciousness. Thus, the woman is that force, or current, inside of you that nudges you on and inspires you. It is your intuition and the knowledge that in not necessarily attached to words. Men, on the other hand, represent the active part of us that uses the information received to create the physical reality of our lives. When the two are working together well, we have balance and experience awareness leading to peace and productivity.
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The female employer with her motherliness, protectiveness, and generosity is expressing in a distinctly feminine way her lack of respect for the domestic as an autonomous, adult employee" (p.
Szczepaniak then turns her attention to Jelinek's oeuvre, arguing that it strenuously dismantles a large number of 'modern myths' (whatever their nature and provenance), myths that are dear to the heart of bourgeois culture: family, motherliness, childhood, woman, man, love, sex, nature, 'Heimat', music.
However, I believe it is Ripley's complex femaleness more so than her complex motherliness that elicits potent feelings among her peer characters, and among the film's consumers.
The very first words of the play, therefore, suggest the moral tone, the motherliness, the need for serious parenthood, and the anti-hedonistic attitude toward vacations that will be exhibited by Gertrudis throughout Unamuno's novel.
Third, many characteristics which are of utmost importance to the practical breeder, such as fertility, milk production, motherliness, disease resistance, early fur maturity, etc.
She says she was able to cut off any feelings of motherliness towards the two babies by thinking she was simply carrying them inside her for Louisa and Colin.
While postulating a fascinating thesis, Currid pathologizes the gay fan for his attraction to Leander's "Abscheulichkeit"(disgustfulness, loathsomeness) and to her motherliness, the invocation of which he describes as "peinlich und armselig, abet gewi[Beta] auch interessant" (embarrassing and pathetic, yet certainly interesting) (76).
In contrast to Lawrence's gendered conflict between outer masculinity and inner motherliness, Brynner's characterization embodied generational tensions, suggesting a conflict between potent masculinity on the outside and prepubescent child within.
They are more to me than life, these voices, they are more than motherliness and more than fear; they are the strongest, most comforting thing there is anywhere: They are the voices of my comrades.
Was this a story of universal motherliness, the story Tolerton argues Rout wanted told (p.
The motherliness of Horace's sister, Narcissa, recurs in the portrait of Maggie.