Breivik, currently cooperating with Norwegian police officials, may continue to nourish a similar attitude toward his own actions.
No trained medical provider could possibly expect to nourish a patient this way.
These micromoments, our research shows, nourish both you and the other person.
He spoke of “government that would not enslave the human spirit, but free it and nourish it throughout the generations.”
They nourish them with bitter commentary, and they nurse their grievances like they would feed a bottle to a starving infant.
They minister to his wants; they exaggerate his wrongs; they nourish his indignation.
He had not thought of God as the bond of life between him and them, nor sought to nourish the life in them.
I think he had probably not suffered so much as they had, or perhaps he had had a greater store of fat to nourish him.
You are poor and have not the wherewithal with which to nourish your mother.
Your last letter served to keep me alive, to nourish me during six months.
late 13c., "to bring up, nurture" (a child, a feeling, etc.), from Old French norriss-, stem of norrir "raise, bring up, nurture, foster; maintain, provide for" (12c., Modern French nourrir), from Latin nutrire "to feed, nurse, foster, support, preserve," from *nutri (older form of nutrix "nurse"), literally "she who gives suck," from PIE *nu- (from root *(s)nau- "to swim, flow, let flow," hence "to suckle;" see nutriment) + fem. agent suffix. Related: Nourished; nourishing.
nourish nour·ish (nûr'ĭsh, nŭr'-)
v. nour·ished, nour·ish·ing, nour·ish·es
To provide with food or other substances necessary for sustaining life and growth.