Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of nourish.
  • adj. fed

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. being provided with adequate nourishment

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Examples

  • All the body is nourished from the belly; it denotes the spiritual prosperity of a believer and the healthful constitution of the soul all in good plight.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • There can hardly be a doubt, that the execution of the leaders within ninety days after the conspiracy broke out would have crushed the conspiracy by inspiring terror; but slavery would have remained intact, the mob by this time would have been at its old work of hanging negroes and abolitionists, and the seeds of rebellion would have ripened into another crop of traitors, nourished from the blood of men reputed martyrs for the South and its institutions.

    Abraham Lincoln; His Life and Its Lessons

  • Because surveys show that 97 percent of Americans don't meet their daily nutritional needs and this is extremely important, because most people are overwhelming and under nourished, which is a phenomena.

    CNN Transcript Aug 10, 2002

  • It is the starved imagination, not the well-nourished, that is afraid.

    Howards End

  • Aren't you arguing that the state, and the Army Corps, should NOT have "nourished" the beach (their word, nourished) at taxpayer expense?

    So Proud to be a North Carolinian

  • While the story is not about that, knowing the backdrop which "nourished" (in Julie's own words) the storm-swept decision to move on makes the film -- tree and all -- a true inspiration.

    Karin Badt: Women Directors are Rare (For Now): An Interview with Julie Bertuccelli at Cannes

  • While the story is not about that, knowing the backdrop which "nourished" in Julie's own words the storm-swept decision to move on makes the film--tree and all-- a true inspiration.

    Karin Badt: Women Directors are Rare (For Now): An Interview with Julie Bertuccelli at Cannes

  • However, it simply isn't among the values "nourished" by policy or practice in American society.

    AlterNet.org Main RSS Feed

  • "And from a dietician's perspective, many kids are over-fed and under-nourished, meaning that children are eating lots of foods and do not always take in the right amount of nutrition," she said.

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  • "Aren't you arguing that the state, and the Army Corps, should NOT have" nourished "the beach (their word, nourished) at taxpayer expense?

    So Proud to be a North Carolinian

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