What does nourishment mean?

Definitions for nourishment
ˈnɜr ɪʃ mənt, ˈnʌr-nour·ish·ment

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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"

Wiktionary

  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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. norrissement.]

  2. Nourishment(noun)

    that which serves to nourish; nutriment; food

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. norrissement.]

How to pronounce nourishment?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say nourishment in sign language?

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Numerology

  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

Examples of nourishment in a Sentence

  1. Chen Forng-Shean:

    Rice gives nourishment to the proverbial belly of the ethnic Chinese people. I used rice (as a medium) to encourage Taiwan's leader, Tsai Ing-wen, hoping that she can take care of the common people, so they don't need to endure hunger, and improve their financial situation.

  2. Lewis Mumford:

    Unable to create a meaningful life for itself, the personality takes its own revenge: from the lower depths comes a regressive form of spontaneity: raw animality forms a counterpoise to the meaningless stimuli and the vicarious life to which the ordinary man is conditioned. Getting spiritual nourishment from this chaos of events, sensations, and devious interpretations is the equivalent of trying to pick through a garbage pile for food.

  3. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    For life we need three things only: nourishment, love, and peace.

  4. William Penn:

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

  5. James Earl Jimmy Carter, Jr.:

    For this generation, ours, life is nuclear survival, liberty is human rights, the pursuit of happiness is a planet whose resources are devoted to the physical and spiritual nourishment of its inhabitants.

Images & Illustrations of nourishment

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