[ nur-i-shing, nuhr- ]
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  1. promoting or sustaining life, growth, or strength: a nourishing diet.

Origin of nourishing

1350–1400; Middle English (gerund); see nourish, -ing2

Other words from nourishing

  • nour·ish·ing·ly, adverb
  • non·nour·ish·ing, adjective
  • o·ver·nour·ish·ing·ly, adverb
  • self-nour·ish·ing, adjective
  • un·nour·ish·ing, adjective

Words Nearby nourishing Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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