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Adjective: undernourished  ,ún-dur'nur-isht [N. Amer], ,ún-du(r)'nú-risht [Brit]
  1. Not getting adequate food
    "badly undernourished";
    - ill-fed, underfed
Verb: undernourish  ,ún-dur'nur-ish [N. Amer], ,ún-du(r)'nú-rish [Brit]
  1. Provide with insufficient quality or quantity of nourishment
    "The stunted growth of these children shows that they are undernourished";
    - malnourish

See also: malnourished

Type of: feed, give

Encyclopedia: Undernourished