from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pathological condition of arrested growth having various causes. Also called nanism.
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- n. The condition of being a dwarf.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being a dwarf or dwarfed; dwarfishness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a genetic abnormality resulting in short stature
dwarf + -ism (Wiktionary)