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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victualsnoun

    a source of materials to nourish the body

  2. nourishmentnoun

    the act of nourishing

    "her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"

Wiktionary

  1. nourishmentnoun

    the act of nourishing or the state of being nourished

  2. nourishmentnoun

    something that nourishes; food

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nourishmentnoun

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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. norrissement.]

  2. Nourishmentnoun

    that which serves to nourish; nutriment; food

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. norrissement.]

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  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. Hugh Pitty:

    The young ones have been abandoned by their mums, who don't have enough nourishment to produce any milk, that has led to them having to abandon the flying fox pups. We just find them on the ground underneath the trees in the park.

  2. 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. . .

  3. James Brown:

    Sometimes you struggle so hard to feed your family one way, you forget to feed them the other way, with spiritual nourishment. Everybody needs that.

  4. Valter Longo:

    The human fasting mimicking diet (FMD) program is a plant based diet program designed to attain fasting-like effects while providing micronutrient nourishment (vitamins, minerals, etc.) and minimize the burden of fasting.

  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.

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