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

2 senses of nutrient

Sense 1
food, nutrient -- (any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue)
       => substance -- (a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man")

Sense 2
nutrient -- (any substance (such as a chemical element or inorganic compound) that can be taken in by a green plant and used in organic synthesis)
       => substance -- (a particular kind or species of matter with uniform properties; "shigella is one of the most toxic substances known to man")

Antonyms of adj nutrient

1 sense of nutrient

Sense 1
alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive -- (of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew")

INDIRECT (VIA wholesome) -> unwholesome -- (detrimental to physical or moral well-being; "unwholesome food"; "unwholesome habits like smoking")

Similarity of adj nutrient

1 sense of nutrient

Sense 1
alimentary, alimental, nourishing, nutrient, nutritious, nutritive -- (of or providing nourishment; "good nourishing stew")
       => wholesome (vs. unwholesome) -- (conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being; "wholesome attitude"; "wholesome appearance"; "wholesome food")

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