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nurturing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

as in giving, caring

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nurturing

noun

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nurturing

verb
present participle of nurture

Synonyms & Antonyms of nurturing (Entry 3 of 3)

2 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding
  • she feels that her lifelong practice of reading the Bible daily has nurtured her in ways she cannot describe

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3 to supply with nourishment
  • nurtured their children through the long winters with home-cooked soup

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“Nurturing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nurturing. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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