NURTURANCE By N., Sam M.S. - 137 noun. 1. the supervision of affectionate focus, safeguarding and encouragement to others. 2. the need or propensity to render such nurturance. NURTURANCE: "All they could do for the child at this point was provide care and nurturance." Related Psychology Terms Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development DISCIPLINE (literally, “to learn”) A Comparison of Maternal and Paternal Filicide Counselor's Role in Emergency Teams FAMILY CARE CHILD PSYCHOLOGY CHILD PSYCHIATRY ENURESIS (Bed-wetting) CHILD ABUSE (The Battered-Child Syndrome) AFFECTIONAL DRIVE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "NURTURANCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/nurturance/ (accessed December 3, 2022).