nurturance

[nur-cher-uh ns]

Origin of nurturance

First recorded in 1935–40; nurture + -ance
Related formsnur·tur·ant, adjectivenon·nur·tur·ant, adjective
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Word Origin and History for nurturant

nurturance

n.

1938, from nurture + -ance. Related: Nurturant.

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