Origin of nourishment
Related Words for nourishmentnutrition, sustenance, feed, pap, victuals, provender, support, nutriment, aliment, diet, pabulum, foodstuff, maintenance, viands, vittles
Examples from the Web for nourishment
Contemporary Examples of nourishment
The human soul is an ocean tossed by storms of passion, deep and bottomless in its need for succor and nourishment.The Old Man and the Sea
April 9, 2013
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
January 14, 2011
The novel is set at a time of scarcity, and all of the characters fret about nourishment.The Best of Brit Lit
September 7, 2010
Very 2009 is its riff on imagination and creativity as the only nourishment that can keep “the begging bowl of the Buddha” full.Brad Gooch's Favorite Reads
April 7, 2009
Meaningful friendships require constant attention, nourishment, feeding and watering.Twitter Jumped the Shark This Week
February 27, 2009
Historical Examples of nourishment
His only nourishment was milk, drawn from a bottle through a quill.A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion
William Dobein James
Don't you see that it interferes with the other, and robs it of its nourishment?
Don't you see that it attracts all the nourishment to itself, and hinders this side from growing?
So nourishment, cleanliness, and ventilation are the main remedies.The Uncommercial Traveller
A week of this sort of nourishment, and I'll have you converted to my ideas.A Comedy of Marriage and Other Tales
Guy De Maupassant
- the act or state of nourishing
- a substance that nourishes; food; nutriment
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."
- Something that nourishes; food.