What does nourishment mean?

Definitions for nourishmentˈnɜr ɪʃ mənt, ˈnʌr-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word nourishment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals(noun)

    a source of materials to nourish the body

  2. nourishment(noun)

    the act of nourishing

    "her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"


  1. nourishment(Noun)

    the act of nourishing or the state of being nourished

  2. nourishment(Noun)

    something that nourishes; food

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nourishment(noun)

    the act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished; nutrition

  2. Nourishment(noun)

    that which serves to nourish; nutriment; food

  3. Origin: [Cf. OF. norrissement.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nourishment in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nourishment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. La Rochefoucauld:

    Courage is like love it must have hope for nourishment.

  2. Jorge Galleguillos:

    You have to have faith, you can never lose your faith. Faith is nourishment ... Faith is life.

  3. William Penn:

    True silence is the rest of the mind it is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.

  4. Grigorij Meseznikov:

    The social conservatism that is promoted in today's Russia, that nourishment of homophobic discourse, encourages some of the conservative activists.

  5. Thomas Jefferson:

    The superiority of chocolate (hot chocolate), both for health and nourishment, will soon give it the same preference over tea and coffee in America which it has in Spain. . .

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