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UNDERNOURISHED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does undernourished mean? 

UNDERNOURISHED (adjective)
  The adjective UNDERNOURISHED has 1 sense:

1. not getting adequate food

  Familiarity information: UNDERNOURISHED used as an adjective is very rare.


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UNDERNOURISHED (adjective)


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Meaning:

Not getting adequate food

Synonyms:

ill-fed; underfed; undernourished

Context examples:

gaunt underfed children / badly undernourished

Similar:

malnourished (not being provided with adequate nourishment)


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