Antonyms for nurtured

Grammar : Verb
Spell : nur-cher
Phonetic Transcription : ˈnɜr tʃər

Definition of nurtured

Origin :
  • "to feed or nourish," early 15c., from nurture (n.). Related: Nurtured; nurturing.
  • verb feed, care for
Example sentences :
  • Leila, thou hast been nurtured with tenderness, and schooled with care.
  • Extract from : « Leila, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • Gone with the little courts that nurtured them—gone with Esterhazy and Weimar.
  • Extract from : « Howards End » by E. M. Forster
  • We are nurtured on it; we are schooled in it, we live by it; and we rarely realize it.
  • Extract from : « Scaramouche » by Rafael Sabatini
  • They had to be nurtured and upheld, no matter how the contacts of life hit his own skin.
  • Extract from : « The Prisoner » by Alice Brown
  • Nor had the inner man been nurtured any better than the outer.
  • Extract from : « On the Heels of De Wet » by The Intelligence Officer
  • Monopolies of this kind are begotten by fraud and nurtured by error.
  • Extract from : « Sophisms of the Protectionists » by Frederic Bastiat
  • Under their hard shells there is imagination that has been nurtured in long, long thoughts.
  • Extract from : « Blow The Man Down » by Holman Day
  • He had lived with it, nurtured it, clipped it, groomed it—for thirty-two years.
  • Extract from : « The Friendly Road » by (AKA David Grayson) Ray Stannard Baker
  • Missolonghi nurtured the poet in his youth and led him to the threshold of manhood.
  • Extract from : « Life Immovable » by Kostes Palamas
  • And that love of his was nurtured and sustained by the most generous thoughts.
  • Extract from : « Wagner, the Wehr-Wolf » by George W. M. Reynolds

Synonyms for nurtured

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