Definition of nourishment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈnʌrɪʃmənt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈnɜːrɪʃmənt//
[uncountable] (formal or specialist) Healthy eating habits, Good health
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food that is needed to stay alive, grow and stay healthy Can plants obtain adequate nourishment from such poor soil? (figurative) As a child, she was starved of intellectual nourishment. These seeds can be a great source of nourishment to birds in winter. lack of adequate nourishment You need natural, fresh food with lots of nourishment. See related entries: Healthy eating habits, Good health
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