undernourish


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un·der·nour·ish

 (ŭn′dər-nûr′ĭsh)
tr.v. un·der·nour·ished, un·der·nour·ish·ing, un·der·nour·ish·es
To provide with insufficient quantity or quality of nourishment to sustain proper health and growth.

un′der·nour′ish·ment n.

undernourish

(ˌʌndəˈnʌrɪʃ)
vb
(tr; usually passive) to deprive of or fail to provide with nutrients essential for health and growth
ˌunderˈnourishment n

undernourish


Past participle: undernourished
Gerund: undernourishing

Imperative
undernourish
undernourish
Present
I undernourish
you undernourish
he/she/it undernourishes
we undernourish
you undernourish
they undernourish
Preterite
I undernourished
you undernourished
he/she/it undernourished
we undernourished
you undernourished
they undernourished
Present Continuous
I am undernourishing
you are undernourishing
he/she/it is undernourishing
we are undernourishing
you are undernourishing
they are undernourishing
Present Perfect
I have undernourished
you have undernourished
he/she/it has undernourished
we have undernourished
you have undernourished
they have undernourished
Past Continuous
I was undernourishing
you were undernourishing
he/she/it was undernourishing
we were undernourishing
you were undernourishing
they were undernourishing
Past Perfect
I had undernourished
you had undernourished
he/she/it had undernourished
we had undernourished
you had undernourished
they had undernourished
Future
I will undernourish
you will undernourish
he/she/it will undernourish
we will undernourish
you will undernourish
they will undernourish
Future Perfect
I will have undernourished
you will have undernourished
he/she/it will have undernourished
we will have undernourished
you will have undernourished
they will have undernourished
Future Continuous
I will be undernourishing
you will be undernourishing
he/she/it will be undernourishing
we will be undernourishing
you will be undernourishing
they will be undernourishing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been undernourishing
you have been undernourishing
he/she/it has been undernourishing
we have been undernourishing
you have been undernourishing
they have been undernourishing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been undernourishing
you will have been undernourishing
he/she/it will have been undernourishing
we will have been undernourishing
you will have been undernourishing
they will have been undernourishing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been undernourishing
you had been undernourishing
he/she/it had been undernourishing
we had been undernourishing
you had been undernourishing
they had been undernourishing
Conditional
I would undernourish
you would undernourish
he/she/it would undernourish
we would undernourish
you would undernourish
they would undernourish
Past Conditional
I would have undernourished
you would have undernourished
he/she/it would have undernourished
we would have undernourished
you would have undernourished
they would have undernourished
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.undernourish - provide with insufficient quality or quantity of nourishmentundernourish - provide with insufficient quality or quantity of nourishment; "The stunted growth of these children shows that they are undernourished"
feed, give - give food to; "Feed the starving children in India"; "don't give the child this tough meat"
Translations

undernourish

[ˌʌndəˈnʌrɪʃ] VTsubalimentar, desnutrir
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