[mom-iz-uh m] /ˈmɒm ɪz əm/

noun, (sometimes initial capital letter)
excessive adulation of the mother and undue dependence on maternal care or protection, resulting in absence or loss of maturity and independence.
(US, informal) the excessive domination of a child by his or her mother


Maternal domination; matriarchalism; mother worship •Disseminated by Philip Wylie’s book Generation of Vipers (1942+)


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