Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Affected by improper nutrition or an insufficient diet.

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  • adj. suffering from malnutrition

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not getting adequate food; suffering from malnutrition; underfed.

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  • adj. not being provided with adequate nourishment

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Examples

  • Since the child weighed only 3 1/2 pounds when he died, the notion that the parents couldn't realize he was seriously malnourished is ludicrous.

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  • A 2004 government order requires a local government to immediately release 1,000 rupees to families of children identified as malnourished.

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  • Many of the animals are described as malnourished, with a majority said to score 1 or 2 on the 10-point Henneke body condition scoring system.

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  • Many of the animals were described as malnourished, with a majority said to score 1 or 2 on the 10-point Henneke body condition scoring system.

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  • A World Health Organisation fact sheet states that individuals with lower immunity, such as malnourished children or people living with

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  • They found 253 who they classified as severely malnourished, meaning they will die without immediate intervention.

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  • They found 253 that they have classified as severely malnourished, meaning that they will die without immediate intervention.

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  • Many of them appearing "malnourished," 19 dogs, 13 cats, two ferrets, a rabbit and one bird were removed by Iberia Parish Animal Control, Raborn said.

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  • It's just fake, and that makes it no more attractive than looking at a doll. it is not a competition about being thinner ... i don't care how thin or curvy other girls are .. as a matter of fact i dislike the 'malnourished' look ... its a personal

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  • Bukenya, who is a medical doctor, said 35\% in every age group had what he called "malnourished" brains.

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