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Definition of the noun savoring

What does savoring mean as a name of something?


  1. taking a small amount into the mouth to test its quality
    • example: cooking was fine but it was the savoring that he enjoyed most
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • alternative spelling: savouring
    • synonyms of savoring: degustation / relishing / tasting
    • more generic words: eating / feeding = the act of consuming food


"Savoring" is a book by Fred Boyd Bryant.

  • also known as "Savoring: a new model of positive experience"


Savoring is the use of thoughts and actions to increase the intensity, duration, and appreciation of positive experiences and emotions. It is a topic commonly studied in the domain of positive psychology. It can also be referred to simply as the up-regulation of positive emotions. Traditional psychology attempts to develop methods of coping and dealing with negative emotions, but the concept of savoring was designed with the intent to maximize the potential effects that positive experiences and emotions can have on peoples' lives.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Savoring

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Google previewPsychology Applied to Modern Life: Adjustment in the 21st Century (2014)

by Wayne Weiten, Dana S. Dunn, Elizabeth Yost Hammer

Savoring is a new concept in positive psychology but, as you will see, it has an excellent conceptual fit with the field and its goals. Psychologically, the term savoring re- fers the power to focus on, value, and even boost the enjoyment of almost ...

Google previewTaming the Diet Dragon (2002)

Using Language and Imagery for Weight Control and Body Transformation by Constance C. Kirk

Savoring is an art that takes a great deal of practice, ...

Google previewInnovation in Design, Communication and Engineering (2015)

Proceedings of the 2014 3rd International Conference on Innovation, Communication and Engineering (ICICE 2014), Guiyang, Guizhou, P.R. China, October 17-22, 2014 by Teen-Hang Meen, Stephen Prior, Artde Donald Kin-Tak Lam

Tea savoring is an art unique to the Chinese tea culture. It integrates with poetry, painting, china, calligraphy, flower arrangement and music .

Google previewThe Folly of Prayer (2010)

Practicing the Presence and Absence of God by Matt Woodley

Savoring is the point of a chocolate cake. Meditation leads us to the point of savoring God's Word. In other words, meditation always leads to love, intimacy and delight.10 Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard said that someone meditating ...

Google previewCreativity in Context (1996)

by Teresa Amabile

savoring is the response to condensation in a product, the judged summary power or ability of the product to condense a great deal of ...

Google previewNebraska Biographical Dictionary (1999)

by Jan Onofrio

Indeed, extremists among Holcomb's supporters were not averse to schemes savoring of debt repudiation. Conservative businessmen in the State were worried, therefore, lest the election of Holcomb should be interpreted as the beginning of ...

Google previewThe Word Rhythm Dictionary (2014)

A Resource for Writers, Rappers, Poets, and Lyricists by Timothy Polashek


Google previewEncyclopedia of Feminist Literature (2015)

by Mary Ellen Snodgrass

The savoring of underworld fruit ispart of the price ...

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

remembering rendering renumbering reordering reupholstering rumoring rupturing sandpapering sauntering savoring scampering scattering scissoring sculpturing sectoring sequestering severing shattering shimmering shivering shouldering ...

Google previewSammy Cahn's Rhyming Dictionary (2002)

by Sammy Cahn

slavery flavoring wavery savory savoring quavering facially glacially racially 3 fatefully knavery quavery aishunless hatefully gratefully (ash'onlis) avery avering (av'aring) (av'are) nationless rationless 3 3 Avery ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Nebraska (1999)

by Nancy Capace

Indeed, extremists among Holcomb's supporters were not averse to schemes savoring of debt repudiation. Conservative businessmen in the State were worried, therefore, lest the election of Holcomb should be interpreted as the beginning of ...

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Small photo of Cold attractive stylish woman in an elegant black and white winter outfit clasping a mug of hot coffee in her hands while savoring the aroma with a look of anticipationSmall photo of Pretty woman savoring the aroma of a mug of coffee holding it clasped in her hands with her eyes closed and a smile of blissSmall photo of Attractive woman warmly dressed in a trendy winter outfit with colorful scarf enjoying a hot cup of coffee as she cradles it in her hands savoring the aromaSmall photo of Hue, Vietnam - Dec 30, 2016: Old man savoring the intense pleasure of strong and dark vietnamese coffee at a cafe.Small photo of Savoring the momentSmall photo of Young woman savoring an enjoyable cup of coffee as she relaxes at home on a grey couch cradling the mug in her hands as she drinks, close up high angle viewSmall photo of Young woman enjoying a quiet mug of coffee holding it in her hands savoring the aroma as she stands in front of a window More...

Quotes about Savoring

In her passion,
Each moment's taste
With abandoned emotions
In her movement,
No haste.

Do conquer reason,
Gives a sigh
She hesitates,
But goes on
To her weakness
Banana cream pie! (Cynthia Buhain-Baello)
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Scrabble value of S1A1V4O1R1I1N1G2

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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