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malnourished

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

Origin:
1925–30; mal- + nourish + -ed2

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malnourished (mælˈnʌrɪʃt)
 
adj
undernourished

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malnourished
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'-)
adj.
Affected by improper nutrition or an insufficient diet.

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