Definitions for: Nourishment


[n] the act of nourishing; "her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives"
[n] a source of materials to nourish the body



Webster (1913) Definition: Nour"ish*ment, n. [Cf. OF. norrissement.]
1. The act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished;
nutrition.

2. That which serves to nourish; nutriment; food.

Learn to seek the nourishment of their souls.
--Hooker.

Synonyms: aliment, alimentation, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

See Also: aid, attention, care, course, dainty, delicacy, dish, fast food, finger food, food, goody, ingesta, kickshaw, kosher, meal, mess, milk, mince, nutrient, puree, repast, stodge, tending, treat, vitamin, vitamin pill, wheat germ

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