Definitions

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  • adjective Not nourishing.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ nourishing

Examples

  • It used to be that professors proudly wrote about topics so minuscule that not even their fellow scholars could work up an appetite for the unnourishing results.

    An Exquisite Slogger

  • It used to be that professors proudly wrote about topics so minuscule that not even their fellow scholars could work up an appetite for the unnourishing results.

    An Exquisite Slogger

  • Trying to fill in the hole with something unnourishing that I don't even like?

    nightmare

  • Trying to fill in the hole with something unnourishing that I don't even like?

    Archive 2004-04-01

  • Like the person who gets fat because they eat unnourishing foods and so is always hungry and so is always eating, she drowned in words that could not teach her to swim.

    The Women’s Room

  • Like the person who gets fat because they eat unnourishing foods and so is always hungry and so is always eating, she drowned in words that could not teach her to swim.

    The Women’s Room

  • Like the person who gets fat because they eat unnourishing foods and so is always hungry and so is always eating, she drowned in words that could not teach her to swim.

    The Women’s Room

  • But it is a fact that he did not perform his duty and 1,500 men were fed spoiled and unnourishing food as a result.

    In the Flash Ranging Service Observations of an American Soldier During His Service With the A.E.F. in France

  • "I suppose they will when they get ready," she answers briefly and returns to her chicken-croquette with the thought that in its sleekness, genteelness, crumblingness, and generally unnourishing qualities it is really rather like Mrs. Winters.

    Young People's Pride

  • This, however, it was easy for him to assuage, after a fashion, for the long, gray, unnourishing mosses were abundant.

    Earth's Enigmas A Volume of Stories

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