nurturance

noun nur·tur·ance \ ˈnər-chə-rən(t)s \

Definition of nurturance

: affectionate care and attention

nurturant

play \ˈnər-chə-rənt\ adjective

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First Known Use of nurturance

circa 1938


NURTURANCE Defined for English Language Learners

nurturance

noun

Definition of nurturance for English Language Learners

  • : the love, care, and attention that you give to someone or something


Medical Dictionary

nurturance

noun nur·tur·ance \ ˈnər-chə-rən(t)s \

medical Definition of nurturance

: affectionate care and attention

nurturant

play \-rənt\ adjective

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