1. malnourished

adjective. ['mælˈnɝːɪʃt'] not being provided with adequate nourishment.


  • underfed
  • undernourished
  • starving
  • starved
  • unfed
  • ill-fed
  • foodless


  • thirsty
  • fueled
  • full
  • corn-fed

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Rhymes with Malnourished

  • undernourished
  • flourished

How do you pronounce malnourished?

Pronounce malnourished as mælˈnərɪʃt.

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Sentences with malnourished

1. Verb, past participle
Obviously a malnourished puppy will grow up to weigh less than he probably should given his genes.

2. Noun, plural
Some females lose their appetite and may become malnourished.

3. Adjective
In malnourished babies and children, marasmus may be present, which is a loss of fat and muscle.

4. Verb, past tense
Being anorexic and severely malnourished may result in organ or tissue damage that can never be fully reversed.