Antonyms for nutrition

Grammar : Noun
Spell : noo-trish-uh n, nyoo-
Phonetic Transcription : nuˈtrɪʃ ən, nyu-

Definition of nutrition

Origin :
  • early 15c., from Old French nutrition (14c.) and directly from Latin nutritionem (nominative nutritio) "a nourishing," noun of action from past participle stem of nutrire "to nourish, suckle" (see nourish).
  • noun food
Example sentences :
  • These questions of nutrition are still so imperfectly studied and understood!
  • Extract from : « The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete » by Emile Zola
  • Water is the greatest element of nutrition in gardens, but is easily polluted.
  • Extract from : « Laws » by Plato
  • The same laws which govern the nutrition of muscles, apply also to the vital organs.
  • Extract from : « The Arena » by Various
  • The diet from now on will be considered in the chapter "Diet and Nutrition."
  • Extract from : « The Mother and Her Child » by William S. Sadler
  • Water fills an important place in the nutrition of the body.
  • Extract from : « The Mother and Her Child » by William S. Sadler
  • For nutrition purposes they are mutually related and dependent.
  • Extract from : « Human Foods and Their Nutritive Value » by Harry Snyder
  • The chief requisite is a firm soil that contains plenty of nutrition.
  • Extract from : « Commercial Geography » by Jacques W. Redway
  • At the extreme, nutrition is altogether removed from the context of nature.
  • Extract from : « The Civilization of Illiteracy » by Mihai Nadin
  • The faculties of nutrition and imagination have neither virtues nor vices.
  • Extract from : « A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy » by Isaac Husik
  • It contains every element of nutrition found in the best creamery butter.
  • Extract from : « The Kitchen Encyclopedia » by Anonymous

Synonyms for nutrition

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