Definitions

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  • verb Present participle of stunt.
  • noun medicine chronic malnutrition

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft

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Examples

  • What we are beginning to notice is what we call stunting of children ... which means they are not eating well enough to be bigger than their parents, "AbuZayd added.

    MUNICH - AND A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING

  • What we are beginning to notice is what we call stunting of children ā€¦ which means they are not eating well enough to be bigger than their parents, "AbuZayd added.

    Tadamon!

  • Over the years, Discovery has experimented with other types of television "stunting" - where a station diverts from its regular programming - yet Bunting said that there would never be another animal week like

    TIME.com: Top Stories

  • But height-stunting is a function of outright malnutrition, something which rather few Americans actually suffer (yes, the poorest of the poor, and Native Americans on reservations, do experience this ā€“ Iā€™m not trying to sugar coat reality, just pointing out that middle class Americans do not experience the sorts of calorie and protein deprivation that stunts growth in children).

    Matthew Yglesias » Height Versus Height

  • Chronic malnutrition - also known as stunting - affects 39 percent of all Liberians, and

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • Among children born to mothers reporting any violence, nearly 42 percent were underweight, about 13 percent were undernourished, and more than 55 percent had an impaired growth pattern known as stunting by the age of 2 years.

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  • Chronic malnutrition - also known as stunting - affects 39 percent of all Liberians, and 6.2 percent are acutely malnourished or "wasted", according to Ministry of Health figures.

    IRIN

  • Chronic malnutrition - also known as stunting - affects 39 percent of all Liberians, and

    AllAfrica News: Latest

  • It's no coincidence that Glenn Beck is "stunting" NOW.

    Talk Radio: Who is listening?

  • Which hipster will start "stunting" their Cushman first?

    Backwards and Forwards: Old Socks, New Hat

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