undernourished


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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.

undernourished

(ˌʌndəˈnʌrɪʃt)
adj
deprived of nutrients essential for health and growth

un•der•nour•ished

(ˌʌn dərˈnɜr ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr-)

adj.
1. not nourished with sufficient or proper food to maintain health or normal growth.
2. lacking the essential elements for proper development: emotionally undernourished.
[1925–30]
un`der•nour′ish•ment, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undernourished - not getting adequate foodundernourished - not getting adequate food; "gaunt underfed children"; "badly undernourished"
malnourished - not being provided with adequate nourishment

undernourished

adjective malnourished, starving, underfed People who are undernourished also lack reserves of energy.
Translations
ناقِص التَّغْذِيَه
podvyživený
underernæret
hiányosan táplált
vannærîur
izkāmējisnepietiekami barots
yetersiz beslenmiş

undernourished

[ˈʌndəˈnʌrɪʃt] ADJsubalimentado, desnutrido

undernourished

[ˌʌndərˈnʌrɪʃt] adjsous-alimenté(e)

undernourished

[ˌʌndəˈnʌrɪʃt] adjdenutrito/a

undernourished

(andəˈnariʃt) , ((American) -ˈnə:-) adjective
suffering from lack of food or nourishment.

undernourished

a. desnutrido-a; malnutrido-a.

undernourished

adj desnutrido, malnutrido, subalimentado
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The number of undernourished people worldwide now exceeds 1 billion, according to the United Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
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