nurturant : Definition, Usages, News and More
- s providing physical and emotional care and nourishment
- It's not that we were wrong back in the salad days of feminism about the existence of nurturant "feminine values.
- There is very little encouragement of nurturant fathering in this society.
- Harvard's Kagan, on the other hand, urges parents to provide "a nurturant environment" and declares, "It's easy.
- Camille Paglia in City Journal
The man who would succeed in such a culture must appear to sympathize with these obscure hurts; he must take pains, Paglia writes in Sexual Personae, to appear an "androgyne, the nurturant male or male mother."
- George Lakoff in Christian Science Monitor
...a dubious sign of progress, at a recent retreat of congressional Democrats, University of California linguist George Lakoff argued that the liberal message should be "government as nurturant parent."