nourishing

adjective nour·ish·ing \ ˈnər-i-shiŋ , ˈnə-ri- \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of nourishing

: giving nourishment : nutritious

Examples of nourishing in a Sentence

  1. milk should be part of a nourishing breakfast

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First Known Use of nourishing

14th century


NOURISHING Defined for English Language Learners

nourishing

adjective

Definition of nourishing for English Language Learners

  • : providing the things that are needed for health, growth, etc. : giving nourishment


Medical Dictionary

nourishing

adjective nour·ish·ing

medical Definition of nourishing

: giving nourishment : nutritious


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