malnourished


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mal·nour·ished

 (măl-nûr′ĭsht)
adj.
Affected by improper nutrition or an insufficient diet.

malnourished

(mælˈnʌrɪʃt)
adj
(Pathology) undernourished

mal•nour•ished

(mælˈnɜr ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr-)

adj.
poorly or improperly nourished; suffering from malnutrition.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.malnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishmentmalnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishment
nourished - being provided with adequate nourishment
Translations

malnourished

[ˌmælˈnʌrɪʃt] ADJdesnutrido

malnourished

[ˌmælˈnʌrɪʃt] adjmal nourri(e)

malnourished

adj (form) personunterernährt; severely malnourishedstark unterernährt

malnourished

[mælˈnʌrɪʃt] adj (frm) → denutrito/a

malnourished

a. desnutrido-a, malnutrido-a.

malnourished

adj desnutrido, malnutrido
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