- adj. That nurtures
- adj. providing physical and emotional care and nourishment
“nurturant" learning and playing experiences, such as reading with your child, and the facilities needed are free in most neighbourhoods.”
“He views "strict-father morality" as the basis of conservative politics and "nurturant-parent" morality as the basis of liberal politics.”
“(It seems not to have occurred to lots of our readers that there are many Americans who don't want to be nurturant Earth mother types.)”
“Friedan wants to "take back" the denigrating images of possessive, manipulating Jewish mothers spooning out chicken soup to control their children's lives and show Jewish women as strong, energetic, and nurturant as they have been throughout history.”
“If we make a nurturant woman's workplace more friendly but not her partner's, it means the woman is always being flexible, always ceding her own wishes, because it is more permissive in her workplace.”
“To simplify, Dems are the "nurturant Mommy" party and Repubs are the "authoritarian Daddy" party.”
“But Lakoff did none of us Leeburals any favors with his "nurturant family" frame.”
“In a traditional nurturant female role in support of the avant garde movement in music beginning in 1921, Minna Lederman (1896 – 1995) and Claire Raphael Reis (1888 – 1978), working with Marion Bauer, were publicists for the International Composers Guild, then in 1923 for the League of Composers.”
“Repubs are "authoritarian father centered" thinking and Dems are "nurturant mother" centered thinking.”
“Conservatives do think of government as a strict-father parent, and liberals think of government as a nurturant parent.”
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