Definition of Nourishment

1. Noun. A source of materials to nourish the body.


2. Noun. The act of nourishing. "Her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"
Generic synonyms: Aid, Attention, Care, Tending
Derivative terms: Nourish

Definition of Nourishment

1. n. The act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished; nutrition.

Definition of Nourishment

1. Noun. the act of nourishing or the state of being nourished ¹

2. Noun. something that nourishes; food ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nourishment

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Medical Definition of Nourishment

1. A substance used to feed or to sustain life and growth of an organism. Synonym: aliment. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nourishment

noup
noups
nourice
nourices
nourish
nourishable
nourished
nourisher
nourishers
nourishes
nourishest
nourisheth
nourishing
nourishingly
nourishingness
nourishment (current term)
nourishments
nourisht
nouriture
noursle
noursled
noursles
noursling
nous
nouse
nousell
nouselled
nousells
nouses
nousle

Literary usage of Nourishment

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"Influence of nourishment. 2. Influence of dampness. 3. Influence of light; of darkness; of weak light; ... A. Effect of light as a means of nourishment. ..."

2. A History of the Earth, and Animated Nature by Oliver Goldsmith (1824)
"... earth on which it was brought over :* another was kept by Seba in an empty vial for six months, without any nourishment: and Redi talks of a large one, ..."

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