Having insufficient funds or attributes.
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(ˌʌn dər ɛnˈdaʊd)

1. (of a school, hospital, or other institution) lacking sufficient income from an endowment.
2. lacking certain desirable traits, skills, or the like.
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From this sociological definition, he said, it was obvious that "one need not read in the history of economics--that is, past economics--to master present economics." Instead, "the young theorists will assume that all that is valid in earlier work is present--in purer and more elegant form--in the modern theory," and that "the history of the discipline is best left to those underendowed for fully professional work at the modern level." (Stigler, 1982).
Underendowed males of a variety of species, from dung beetles to salmon, procreate via sneakery.
Just as my friends' "shoebox" bank was conjoined to a "homeless kibbutz," so will postliberals' and others'--including my own--efforts to "rebank" the un-banked and under-banked have to be integrated with re-employing and re-endowing the unemployed and underemployed and the unendowed and underendowed. To do both of these things in tandem, I have suggested, will be to cast off financial and broader economic liberalism and to restore the productive republic.
Passers-by can't seem to resist the corpulent but underendowed nude gracing the Shops at Columbus Circle's atrium.
I believe we will see many small, underendowed liberal arts colleges vanish from the landscape.
Underendowed in the state subsidy area, Spain's pie industry has just received some co production Viagra.
If this sounds like a biologically literal translation of historically familiar ideological struggles for dominance, then it is worth bearing in mind the political risks of such a state of affairs: the age-old resentment of those deemed unattractively underendowed, us genetically impoverished "know-nothings."
The Dartmouth of 1893 was a relatively insular and isolated place, and underendowed relative to its Ivy League peers.