Hypertext Webster Gateway: "nourishment"

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) (web1913)

Nourishment \Nour"ish*ment\, n. [Cf. OF. norrissement.]
1. The act of nourishing, or the state of being nourished;

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

Learn to seek the nourishment of their souls.

From WordNet (r) 1.7 (wn)

n 1: a source of materials to nourish the body [syn: {nutriment},
{nutrition}, {sustenance}, {aliment}, {alimentation}, {victuals}]
2: the act of nourishing; "her nourishment of the orphans saved
many lives"

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