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English definition of “ministrations”

ministrations

noun [plural]     /ˌmɪn.ɪˈstreɪ.ʃənz/ formal
acts of helping or taking care of people or providing for their needs: In her last difficult years, she relied on the careful ministrations of her beloved husband.humorous That plant seems to be dying in spite of all my ministrations.Treating and caring for people
(Definition of ministrations noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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