stepmotherly

stepmotherly

(ˈstɛpˌmʌðəlɪ)
adj
related to or having the characteristics of a stepmother
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Last year, the government had dismantled the EDB after auto companies that entered for the first time or re-entered Pakistan's auto industry under the Greenfield and Brownfield status in the aftermath of the Auto Development Policy (ADP 2016-21) accused EDB of stepmotherly behaviour towards them.
Kerala's print and TV media too give a stepmotherly treatment to theatre.
IANS New Delhi Accusing the BJP of giving it a stepmotherly treatment, the Shiv Sena on Thursday said though it was a constituent of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA), it was not sure whether it will continue in the future.
Anaam said that while Muslims displaced from Mannar have been given houses by Minister Rishad Bathiudeen, the Muslims displaced in Jaffna had been given stepmotherly treatment.
PPP Senator Sassui Palijo, who chaired the gathering, complained of stepmotherly attitude of the federal government towards small federating units, particularly Sindh, and referred to a recent statement of a Senate's standing committee which warned that if the federal government did not take appropriate steps most parts of Thatta, Sujawal, Badin and parts of Malir district and Karachi would disappear under seawater.
Two vital ingredients in the Left Front's political line then were anti-Congressism, and a vigorous campaign against "stepmotherly attitude of the Centre".
'I had suffered a lot while I was away from professional squash, but it was more to do with the stepmotherly treatment, I had to face like others at the hands of the federation.
They said that they are not being treated at par with other Sindh government employees and they are being stepmotherly treated and discriminated.
He alleged that stepmotherly treatment was being carried out with FATA.
Why this stepmotherly attitude?" The development came as a boost for the AAP which has been seeking control over Delhi Police while dubbing the force as ' incompetent' when it comes to providing security to Delhiites, particularly women.
For some reason that defies conventional logic, the NPS has since its inception been given stepmotherly treatment with regard to its tax structure.
One day, Mummy-not-so-dear shows up in disguise and tricks Snow White into taking a bite of a poison apple, putting her into a stepmotherly induced coma.