Definitions

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  • adjective Excessively nourished
  • adjective overweight

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Examples

  • What I saw underneath was a navel and hair but a body that looked overnourished.

    At the Viking Poetry Slam

  • “You say overnourished like it's a bad thing, dude,” Gunnlaug says with a look of disapproval.

    At the Viking Poetry Slam

  •   "You say overnourished like it's a bad thing, dude," Gunnlaug says with a look of disapproval.

    At the Viking Poetry Slam

  • There is a profound global nutritional imbalance, with a billion overnourished (mainly rich) people and a similar number undernourished (mainly poor people).

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 5

  • You say, "Despite the fact that food costs are half of what they were 50 years ago and despite a global food supply that now exceeds per capita caloric needs by 20 percent, the world has nearly as many malnourished citizens as it does overnourished ones."

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • On the flip side, fetuses that are overnourished, particularly in late pregnancy, may also be at risk for adult obesity and breast cancer.

    Baby Food (For Mom)

  • On the flip side, fetuses that are overnourished, particularly in late pregnancy, may also be at risk for adult obesity and breast cancer.

    Health: Baby Food (For Mom)

  • It was giddy work, but not nearly so giddy as a rather overnourished reader sitting in a warm room might imagine.

    The War in the Air

  • It was giddy work, but not nearly so giddy as a rather overnourished reader sitting in a warm room might imagine.

    The War in the Air

  • It is also the best form of self-expression; and its advantage is variability, following the impulsion of the idle, perhaps hyperemic, and overnourished centers most ready to act.

    Youth: Its Education, Regimen, and Hygiene

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