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  • v. Present participle of underfeed.

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Examples

  • And as their minds are made rotten, so are their bodies made rotten by bad sanitation, overcrowding, and underfeeding.

    THE CHILDREN

  • Nor will the fecund millions in the slums and labour-ghettos, who to-day die of all the ills due to chronic underfeeding and overcrowding, and who die with their fecundity largely unrealised, die in that future day when the increased food-getting efficiency of socialism will give them all they want to eat.

    THE HUMAN DRIFT

  • Nevertheless, he earned two dollars a week, and two dollars represented the difference between acute starvation and chronic underfeeding.

    THE APOSTATE: written by Jack London

  • This phenomenon is called adaptive thermogenesis, which is defined as increase or decrease in energy expenditure in response to overfeeding or underfeeding or even temperature change.

    Metabolic efficiency | The Blog of Michael R. Eades, M.D.

  • Translation: what was really tested was how underfeeding your dog could extend his life.

    Mouse Print»Blog Archive » Purina Dog Chow: Adds Up to 2 Years to Your Dog’s Life*

  • What was that statement regarding underfeeding the child?

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2007

  • UNIDENTIFIED FEMALE: My problem is, the other night, there was something mentioned about underfeeding that baby to keep it sexy.

    CNN Transcript Feb 15, 2007

  • It ` s this affidavit from Anna Nicole ` s former nanny saying that Anna was underfeeding Danielynn to make her - quote - "more sexy."

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2007

  • We hear of daily substance abuse, wild affairs, no bonding with the child, underfeeding child, a wild and unpredictable environment.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2007

  • We could hardly believe it when we heard there is a report that Anna Nicole Smith was underfeeding her five-month-old baby Danielynn.

    CNN Transcript Feb 14, 2007

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