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nourishment

nour·ish·ment

nourishment

 
pronunciation:
nuh rihsh mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: that which nourishes; food.
synonyms:
aliment, food, nurture, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance
similar words:
alimentation, bread, chow, comestibles, eatables, eats, edibles, feed, fodder, foodstuff, grub, meat, pabulum, provender, provisions, rations, subsistence, swill, viands, victuals
definition 2: the act of nourishing or feeding, or the state of being nourished or fed.
synonyms:
alimentation, nutrition, sustenance
similar words:
cultivation, maintenance, subsistence, support
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