underfed


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un·der·feed

 (ŭn′dər-fēd′)
tr.v. un·der·fed (-fĕd′), un·der·feed·ing, un·der·feeds
1. To feed insufficiently.
2. To supply (an engine) with fuel from the underside.

underfed

(ˌʌndəˈfɛd)
adj
having been given too little food
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.underfed - not getting adequate foodunderfed - not getting adequate food; "gaunt underfed children"; "badly undernourished"
malnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishment
Translations
ناقِص التَّغْذِيَه
podvyživený
underernæret
alultáplál
vannærîur
pusalkanis
izbadējiesnepietiekami ēdis
bakımsızyetersiz beslenmiş

underfed

[ˈʌndəˈfed] ADJsubalimentado

underfed

[ˌʌndərˈfɛd] adjsous-alimenté(e)

underfed

[ˌʌndəˈfɛd] adjmalnutrito/a

underfed

(andəˈfed) adjective
not given enough to eat. That child looks underfed.

underfed

a. desnutrido-a, mal alimentado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Some of those boys came straight from the cornfields with only a summer's wages in their pockets, hung on through the four years, shabby and underfed, and completed the course by really heroic self-sacrifice.
They had been overworked and underfed so long, and finally some disease had laid them on their backs; or they had cut themselves, and had blood poisoning, or met with some other accident.
His mind and his body had been alike underfed, because he was poor, and because he was modern they were always craving better food.
The underfed dogs snapped and growled in the passages, glaring at the cold stars, and snuffing into the bitter wind, night after night.
ENTERTAINMENT Two teams of students - the Well Read and the Underfed - take on the Zones in another ep of this quirky but enjoyable quiz.
During this occasion, the UNICEF official has explicated that malnutrition can be thwarted with just $5, whilst an underfed child can be easily treated with $72.
Prisoners were underfed, overworked, brutalised and exposed to many tropical diseases, and the book charts captivity in Singapore, Thailand and Burma, and the huge medical problems faced by the PoW doctors - including malaria, dysentery, beri-beri, tropical ulcers and cholera.
Infants of the underfed mothers were born small but nonetheless by young adulthood caught up in body weight to the offspring of the well-fed mothers.
Adverse consequences may be experienced by critically ill patients who are underfed during their stay in the intensive care unit.
FAISALABAD -- Experts here on Monday revealed that about 800 million undernourished people out of 842 million underfed worldwide were living in developing countries.
She has clearly been underfed, with most of her ribcage visible, and vets believe she may have given birth to a litter of puppies in the 48-hour period before she was found.
The people work mostly in mining, textile and construction industries for up to 20 hours a day, are paid a monthly income of between $120 and $150 and are underfed, Darusman added.