Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a way that provides nourishment or food.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. Nutritively; cherishingly.

Etymologies

nourishing +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • His flattery of his girl, too, restored her broken feeling of personal value; it permeated her nourishingly from the natural breath of him that it was.

    One of Our Conquerors — Volume 5

  • I'm not sure my brain is properly wired to experience a sensation of joy this soul-nourishingly pure.

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  • When he grew stout-legged and self-reliant, he could be sent after the food, to carry the rent, and to sell papers, then she could work by the day, earn more, have better health, while what both brought home paid the rent of the top room back, of as bad a shamble as a self-respecting city would allow; kept them fed satisfyingly if not nourishingly, and allowed them to slip away many a nickel for the rainy day that she always explained would come.

    Michael O'Halloran

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