ill-nourished

ill-nourished

adj
1. underfed or inadequately fed
2. literary lacking adequate stimulation
Translations

ill-nourished

[ˌɪlˈnʌrɪʃt] ADJmalnutrido
References in classic literature ?
Let me tell your worship that for a man to whip himself in cold blood is a hard thing, especially if the stripes fall upon an ill-nourished and worse-fed body.
It seemed one of life's harsh jests that now, when the tired, ill-nourished baby had fretted his last, old Brindle, waxing fat and sleek on the wheat pasture, should give more rich cream than the Wades could use.
And he could not help but contrast it with the weak pipings and shrill quaverings of factory girls, ill-nourished and untrained, and with the raucous shriekings from gin-cracked throats of the women of the seaport towns.
Naturally: for when "poor Peter" had occupied his arm-chair in the wainscoted parlor, no assiduous beetles for whom the cook prepares boiling water could have been less welcome on a hearth which they had reasons for preferring, than those persons whose Featherstone blood was ill-nourished, not from penuriousness on their part, but from poverty.
Yet here you bring me to a shred of a man, peaky and ill-nourished, with eyes like a moulting owl, who must needs, forsooth, take counsel with his mother ere he buckle sword to girdle.
His features were peaky and sallow, and his little pointed beard was thready and ill-nourished.
In recounting the suffering of ill-nourished and ill-clad Ottoman soldiers in a war that seemed to be without end, Fawaz focuses on the growing disenchantment among the Arab citizens of the Empire with their Turkish overlords.
Patient was thin built and ill-nourished with features of dehydration.
The effect on the traumatised children was that they hungered for food and were ill-nourished, among other willful acts of neglect that caused the children psychological damage and to 'bang their heads on the floor and walls'.
He spoke about the need to address the problems of the "forgotten American" and worried that in spite of his efforts, "one-third of a nation" remained "ill-housed, ill-clad, ill-nourished.
Millions of people were unemployed or underemployed, ill-nourished, ill-housed, ill-schooled and ill-served by the health industry.
Apart from the ravages of diphtheria, measles, scarlet fever and syphilis, doctors had to contend with the poverty stricken ill-nourished population and the casualties from workers operating machinery long before Health and Safety laws.