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malnourished

[mal-nur-isht, -nuhr-] /mælˈnɜr ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr-/
adjective
1.
poorly or improperly nourished; suffering from malnutrition:
thin, malnourished victims of the famine.
Origin of malnourished
1925-1930
1925-30; mal- + nourish + -ed2
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malnourished

/mælˈnʌrɪʃt/
adjective
1.
undernourished
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Word Origin and History for malnourished
adj.

1906, from mal- "bad, badly" + nourished (see nourish).

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malnourished in Medicine

malnourished mal·nour·ished (māl-nûr'ĭsht, -nŭr'-)
adj.
Affected by improper nutrition or an insufficient diet.

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