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synonyms for malnourished

  • angular
  • bony
  • gaunt
  • lanky
  • scrawny
  • slender
  • lean
  • spare
  • emaciated
  • lank
  • like a rail
  • rawboned
  • scraggy
  • skeletal
  • skin-and-bone
  • twiggy
  • undernourished
  • underweight
  • anorexic
  • emaciated
  • famished
  • ravenous
  • undernourished
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antonyms for malnourished

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  • fat
  • heavy
  • plump
  • thick
  • chubby
  • large
  • overweight
  • well-fed
  • overweight
  • healthy
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    How to use malnourished in a sentence

    Animal rescue agencies took in dozens of dogs left outside, and at least one dog owner in Houston was arrested on allegations he kept eight severely malnourished dogs outside for days during the cold streak.
    HYPOTHERMIA, CARBON MONOXIDE AND COLD PETS: GOOGLE SEARCHES UNDERSCORE DEPTH OF CRISIS IN TEXASCHRISTOPHER INGRAHAMFEBRUARY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
    In 1946, the National School Lunch Program was launched because many of America’s young men had been too malnourished to serve in the military and commodity prices were dropping rapidly in the postwar economy.
    CORONAVIRUS MEANS SCHOOL FOOD IS FREE. WHAT IF IT STAYED THAT WAY?TRACY MORANNOVEMBER 23, 2020OZY
    A group of young men spoke of “malnourished socialists” and the Carter-Baker Commission on election reform.
    IT BEGAN ON A GOLD ESCALATOR. IT MAY HAVE ENDED AT FOUR SEASONS TOTAL LANDSCAPING.DAN ZAK, KAREN HELLERNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    At first, I thought he had a skinny butt because he was malnourished.
    MORE DOG TALES: WE’RE LEARNING THE QUIRKS OF ARCHIE THE RESCUEJOHN KELLYNOVEMBER 8, 2020WASHINGTON POST
    While Johnson could be at risk of being underweight, Richard determined, she was not malnourished.
    SENT HOME TO DIEBY ANNIE WALDMAN AND JOSHUA KAPLANSEPTEMBER 2, 2020PROPUBLICA
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    WORDS RELATED TO MALNOURISHED

    • bulimic
    • emaciated
    • malnourished
    • sickly looking
    • thin
    • without appetite
    • anorexic
    • emaciated
    • famished
    • malnourished
    • ravenous
    • undernourished
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