nurturance

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Etymology[edit]

From nurture +‎ -ance.

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Noun[edit]

nurturance (countable and uncountable, plural nurturances)

  1. (psychology) The provision of physical and emotional care. [from 20th c.]
    • 1990, Camille Paglia, Sexual Personae:
      Rousseauist responsiveness and nurturance automatically flip over into their opposites.

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