nurturance

[ nur-cher-uh ns ]
/ ˈnɜr tʃər əns /

noun

warm and affectionate physical and emotional support and care.

Origin of nurturance

First recorded in 1935–40; nurture + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM nurturance

nur·tur·ant, adjectivenon·nur·tur·ant, adjective
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