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Definition of the noun nurturance

What does nurturance mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: nurturances

  1. physical and emotional care and nourishment
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • more generic words: aid / attention / care / tending = the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

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Google previewThe Dynamics of Connection (2012)

How Evolution and Biology Create Caregiving and Attachment by David C. Bell

Nurturance is a conceptual variable that can vary from zero, when ego undertakes no action directed toward meeting...

Google previewLove and Wisdom, the Art of Appropriateness

Nurturance is a type of guidance. In that we guide our children and peers into agreeing life is what we decide it is. Then we continually come into contact with those situations that reinforce what we hold onto. The outer based contacts give us ...

Google previewRe-Thinking Freire (2004)

Globalization and the Environmental Crisis by Chet A. Bowers, Fr‚d‚rique Apffel-Marglin

Nurturance is the link, the knot that connects and ties each of the beings that populate the communal web. Nurturing is in Quechua uyway, and uywa is the nurtured. Nurturing is caring, cultivating, protecting, nestling, helping, assisting, feeding, ...

Google previewRethinking Masculinity (1996)

Philosophical Explorations in Light of Feminism by Robert Strikwerda, Patrick D. Hopkins

seems clear that what we are doing as fathers is quite similar to what, when done by mothers, is called nurturance. We see nurturance as a...

A second sense of nurturance is the support and rearing which leads to maturity. The first of these ...

Google previewAging Parents, Aging Children (2007)

How to Stay Sane and Survive by Miriam K. Aronson, Marcella Bakur Weiner

Nurturance is a good thing when not carried to extremes. It is an enveloping trait, without which ...

Google previewDeconstructing Feminist Psychology (1998)

by Erica Burman

Though it might be possible to consider some general abstracted skill, for example to argue that some people are especially sensitive care-givers, nurturance is an obvious area ...

Google previewSaint Sebastian and the Garden (2010)

Nurturance is the idea where the effort and the consequences of our selection process become visible in place and in time. How is it that we decide how much effort is the right amount to put into a plant (or a whole garden for that matter) before ...

Google previewGender (2003)

by Claire Colebrook

which recognition of interdependence is liberation rather than shame, nurturance is a universal, not an oppressive practice, and in which women do not continue to support the false as well as the concrete freedoms of men'; (Hartmann 1981, ...

Google previewThe Gender/sexuality Reader (1997)

Culture, History, Political Economy by Roger N. Lancaster, Micaela Di Leonardo

What is evoked by the word nurturance is a certain kind of relationship: a relationship that entails affection ...

Google previewStrength Switch, The (2017)

by Lea Waters

Nurturance refers to the amount of affection and warmth parents provide. Dr Baumrind used these two dimensions to classify parents into one of three parenting styles: punitive, permissive, and authoritative.29 At one end of the spectrum are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parenting (2013)

Theory and Research by Charles A. Smith

THOMPSON Nurturance. Parental nurturance is defined as behavior that helps the child feel safe, valuable, and accepted.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sex and Gender (2003)

Men and Women in the World's Cultures Topics and Cultures A-K - Volume 1; Cultures L-Z - by Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember

Nurturance can be defined as offering help and support to an individual who is in a state of need. Although there are variations in the styles and situations in which it is expected to express nurturance, it is a recognizable universal across ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology (2011)

by Shane J. Lopez

need both nurturance and security; they need support or nourishment from the environment (often provided by others), as well as protection from dangers in the environment (social and physical dangers) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Victimology and Crime Prevention (2010)

by Bonnie S. Fisher, Steven P. Lab

By defining masculinity using characteristics such as leadership, aggression, and independence and defining femininity using characteristics such as passivity and nurturance, these ideologies legitimize men's dominance over women and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Lesbian and Gay Histories and Cultures (2003)

by George Haggerty, Bonnie Zimmerman

Radical feminist critiques of patriarchal thought reveal that women have long been associated with nature, emotion, nurturance, and fertility, just as men have been associated with culture, reason, violence, and militarism. Whereas patriarchy ...

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Video shows what nurturance means. The provision of physical and emotional care. Nurturance Meaning. How to pronounce, definition audio dictionary. How to ...

Scrabble value of N1U1R1T1U1R1A1N1C3E1

The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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