unnourishing

adjective
un·​nour·​ish·​ing | \ ˌən-ˈnər-i-shiŋ How to pronounce unnourishing (audio) , -ˈnə-ri- \

Definition of unnourishing

: not giving nourishment or nutrition : not nourishing unnourishing foods

First Known Use of unnourishing

1605, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unnourishing was in 1605

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“Unnourishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unnourishing. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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