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Definition of "nourishment" []

  • The act of nourishing. (noun)
  • The state of being nourished. (noun)
  • Something that nourishes; food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "nourishment" in a sentence
  • "The term nourishment manifestly includes quite a number of separate factors, as light, space, temperature, moisture, the physical and chemical conditions of the soil and the changes of the weather."
  • "When we inhale, we are taking information and nourishment from the universe."
  • "The grievances of the young and the poor, given a little nourishment from the venerable party that had liberated South Africa, grew quickly in volume."