Nurturing is the act of encouraging, nourishing and caring for someone or something.verb
Providing encouragement and support to a foster child is an example of nurturing.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Variant of nurture
- anything that nourishes; food; nutriment
- the act or process of raising or promoting the development of; training, educating, fostering, etc.also nurturance
- all the environmental factors, collectively, to which one is subjected from conception onward, as distinguished from one's nature or heredity
Origin: ME < OFr norreture < LL nutritura, pp. of L nutrire, to nourish: see nurse
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