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Meaning of NOURISHMENT

Pronunciation:  'nurishmunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of nourishing; "her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"
  2. [n]  a source of materials to nourish the body
 

NOURISHMENT is a 11 letter word that starts with N.

 

 Synonyms: aliment, alimentation, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals
 
 See Also: aid, attention, care, course, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, food, goody, ingesta, kickshaw, kosher, meal, mess, milk, mince, nutrient, puree, repast, stodge, tending, treat, vitamin, vitamin pill, wheat germ

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Nour"ish*ment\, n. [Cf. OF. norrissement.]
1. The act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished;
   nutrition.

2. That which serves to nourish; nutriment; food.

         Learn to seek the nourishment of their souls.
                                               --Hooker.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: aliment, alimentation, bread, care, daily bread, economic support, endowment, food, food chain, keep, livelihood, living, maintenance, manna, meat, mothering, nurture, nutriment, nutrition, nutriture, pabulum, pap, price support, provision, refection, refreshment, subsidization, subsidy, subsistence, subvention, support, sustainment, sustenance, sustentation, tender loving care, TLC, upkeep, victuals
 

 

 

 

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