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nourishment

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noun nour·ish·ment \ˈnər-ish-mənt, ˈnə-rish-\

Simple Definition of nourishment

  • : food and other things that are needed for health, growth, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nourishment

  1. 1 a :  food, nutriment b :  sustenance 3 <books for intellectual nourishment>

  2. 2 :  the act of nourishing :  the state of being nourished

Examples of nourishment in a sentence

  1. These children are suffering because they lack proper nourishment.

  2. Soil provides nourishment to plants.



15th Century

First Known Use of nourishment

15th century


NOURISHMENT Defined for Kids

nourishment

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noun nour·ish·ment \ˈnər-ish-mənt\

Definition of nourishment for Students

  1. :  something (as food) that causes growth or health




Medical Dictionary

nourishment

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noun nour·ish·ment \ˈnər-ish-mənt, ˈnə-rish-\

Medical Definition of nourishment

  1. 1:  food 1, nutriment

  2. 2:  the act of nourishing or the state of being nourished





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