Origin of nourishment
Examples from the Web for nourishment
The human soul is an ocean tossed by storms of passion, deep and bottomless in its need for succor and nourishment.
Even if they found shelter from the sun each morning, could the same be said for nourishment?The Extinction Parade: An Original Zombie Story by Max Brooks|Max Brooks|January 14, 2011|DAILY BEAST
The novel is set at a time of scarcity, and all of the characters fret about nourishment.
Very 2009 is its riff on imagination and creativity as the only nourishment that can keep “the begging bowl of the Buddha” full.
Meaningful friendships require constant attention, nourishment, feeding and watering.
Vegetables obtain their nourishment from mineral substances, which they reduce, de-oxydize, and charge with solar energy.The Mechanism of Life|Stphane Leduc
Dear excellent friend, perhaps you'll be obliged to, for nourishment.The Big Drum|Arthur Pinero
Dr. Bailey gave him his medicine and induced him, much against his will, to take some nourishment.The Doctor|Ralph Connor
She was weary with her journey, and exhausted for want of nourishment, having eaten nothing all day.Christie Redfern's Troubles|Margaret Robertson
The whole world is appointed for the nourishment of its inhabitants; but it would be incapable of doing it, was it uncultivated.Knickerbocker's History of New York, Complete|Washington Irving
British Dictionary definitions for nourishment
Word Origin and History for nourishment
early 15c., "food, sustenance," from Old French norissement "food, nourishment," from norrir (see nourish). From c.1300 as "fostering."