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adjective as in underfed


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I was not absolutely ill-fed at my master's, and temperance was only painful to me by comparing it with the luxury he enjoyed.

But he was unable to discharge his duties that day; his ill-fed, miserable frame was too weak for the stroke he had received.

Ill lodged, ill fed, and scantily clothed, disease cut them down like grass before the scythe.

The cow will be of many different colours, but very thin and ill fed, but you must buy her at whatever price the man asks for her.

She was poorly clad, she was ill-fed—but the hotel was making money.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to ill-fed, such as: famished, hungry, malnourished, skinny, starved, and starving.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.