As a noun nurturist
is one who ascribes things to nurture (environment and experiences) rather than nature (predisposition at birth).
As a verb nurturest is
archaic second-person singular of nurture.
One who ascribes things to nurture (environment and experiences) rather than nature (predisposition at birth).
* 1999 , Rocky Kolb, ?Edward W. Kolb, Blind Watchers of the Sky
- The nurturists would say that without the childhood that Kepler experienced, he would not have developed the neurotic, insecure personality that seemed very much a part of his unique brand of genius
The act of nourishing or nursing; tender care; education; training.
That which nourishes; food; diet.
The environmental influences that contribute to the development of an individual; see also nature.
- A man neither by nature nor by nurture wise.
To nourish or nurse.
(figuratively, by extension) To encourage, especially the growth or development of something.
* 2009 , UNESCO, The United Nations World Water Development Report – N° 3 - 2009 – Freshwater and International Law (the Interplay between Universal, Regional and Basin Perspectives) , page 10, ISBN 9231041363
- The relationships between universal norms and specific norms nurture the development of international law.