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English definition of “undernourished”

undernourished

adjective uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈnʌr.ɪʃt/ us    /-dɚˈnɝː-/
not eating enough food to continue to be in good health: Many of the children are undernourished and suffering from serious diseases.Not fit and healthyThin or slender (of people)Hungry and thirsty
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