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- n. The quality of being stunted or dwarfed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of being stunted.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. smallness of stature
And neither are we without sympathy for him: for his emotional stuntedness, his besetting blandness and his rather understandable desire to pre-empt catastrophe before it hunts him down.
It stood, somehow, for all that chafed and irritated him here -- the moral, mental, and physical stuntedness of the people -- their petty ambitions, petty jealousies, petty quarrels, petty virtues.
Schwartz doesn't overplay or underplay; instead, he cedes the stage to his characters, be they the Arnos; the now-18-year-old Emma Learner, who is navigating the tricky intersection of intellectual maturity and emotional stuntedness; or Penny, a literature prof who wants to be Dwight's new love interest but senses a chasm deeper than she can fathom.
I should probably just list them all: ignorance, bad manners, perpetual tardiness, being over the age of forty, close-mindedness, sexual stuntedness, self-consciousness, conceitedness ... there's probably more.
Clearly she has found him cold and aloof, and we flashback to 1958 to find the root of this emotional stuntedness.
Joe and i chevy trail blazer this stuntedness at the nea pyromania for oropharyngeal alcides and abattoir guevina in new seventies live wampanoag.
In other words, over-proud, geeky "expansions" of Rowlings 'universe, as the film's one interviewed professor banally deems it with academic authority, shielding the stuntedness of adolescent fantasy with self-deprecating and pseudo-irreverent adorability.
a proof that the stuntedness of those on the plains is owing to being, in the course of each year, more subjected to drought than moisture.
However, liking a quiet stable life, I prefer having girlfriends for emotional support to compensate for M.Pomme’s stuntedness, than wondering where mi hombre is de 5 à 7.