a. nutritious; healthy; of or providing nourishment
This kind of food is not nourishing for young children.
Sentence in Classic:
Gryce and the omnibus had the gravel sweep to themselves; but, far from regretting this deplorable indifference on the part of the other guests, he found himself nourishing the hope that Miss Bart might be unaccompanied.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
And Wade could have nourishing food to fill out his thin cheeks and warm clothes and a governess and afterward go to the university.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
These circumstances, added to the refreshment I had received by their victuals and drink, which were very nourishing, disposed me to sleep.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift Context
The royal policy had long been to weaken, by every means, legal or illegal, the strength of a part of the population which was justly considered as nourishing the most inveterate antipathy to their victor.
Zogranda, one of their most famous doctors, recommends strips of blubber for infants, as being exceedingly juicy and nourishing.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
And just as the hungry stomach eagerly accepts every object it can get, hoping to find nourishment in it, Vronsky quite unconsciously clutched first at politics, then at new books, and then at pictures.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context