noun. not having enough food to develop or function normally.
- be full
- be well
Example sentences of the word malnourishment
1. Noun, singular or mass
Not every malnourished dog has an owner who is intentionally abusing it, though malnourishment is one of the most obvious signs of abuse.
2. Verb, base form
Feeding under this amount may lead to malnourishment while more may lead to obesity, especially if your German Shepherd does not get enough exercise.