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Momism

Momism may refer to:

  • A critical label introduced by essayist Philip Wylie in his 1942 collection A Generation of Vipers, referring to a perceived American cult of motherhood;
  • The practice of helicopter parenting and similar intensive and intrusive parenting styles by mothers;
  • A cliché or proverbial statement deemed typical of what a mother would say to a child; introduced by comedian Anita Renfroe.
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momism

Etymology 1 n. Finding fault; carping Etymology 2

n. Excessive attachment to one’s mother

WordNet

momism

n. excessive protection [syn: overprotection, overshielding]