Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun nourishment

2 senses of nourishment

Sense 1
nutriment, nourishment, nutrition, sustenance, aliment, alimentation, victuals -- (a source of materials to nourish the body)
       => food, nutrient -- (any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue)

Sense 2
nourishment -- (the act of nourishing; "her nourishment of the orphans saved many lives")
       => care, attention, aid, tending -- (the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something; "no medical care was required"; "the old car needs constant attention")

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