Definition of malnourished in English:

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malnourished

Pronunciation: /malˈnʌrɪʃt/

adjective

Suffering from malnutrition.
Example sentences
  • None of Manne's authors have unearthed an observation of Aborigines starving or even malnourished.
  • Those choices include the target feeding of malnourished children under five, and pregnant or lactating women.
  • But by now all three were malnourished and suffering from amoebic dysentery.

Derivatives

malnourishment

Pronunciation: /malˈnʌrɪʃm(ə)nt/
noun
Example sentences
  • Simultaneously, there is malnourishment and starvation in some regions.
  • Some people came with their children who had health disorders related to malnourishment.
  • And for those children suffering severe malnourishment, a therapeutic feeding center has been set up for treatment.

Words that rhyme with malnourished

undernourished

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