[mal-nur-isht, -nuhr-]
poorly or improperly nourished; suffering from malnutrition: thin, malnourished victims of the famine.

1925–30; mal- + nourish + -ed2 Unabridged
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malnourished (mælˈnʌrɪʃt)

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Word Origin & History

1928, from mal- "bad, badly" (see mal-) + nourished. First record of malnutrition is from 1862.
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malnourished mal·nour·ished (māl-nûr'ĭsht, -nŭr'-)
Affected by improper nutrition or an insufficient diet.

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Example sentences
More than half the world's people were malnourished.
Zimbabweans are severely malnourished, and deaths from starvation occur even in
  the cities.
Eighty percent of the people were unemployed, and two thirds were malnourished.
Beyond that, she was malnourished and quite a sight.
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