Synonyms for stunted
- small fry
- yea big
- yea high
Antonyms for stunted
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR STUNTED
He was interred under the stunted oak where Master Headley had been tied.
The thick, stunted columns, left in the rough, also awaited their sculptors.
She felt cheated, stunted, revengeful because of this common fate.
Jakin was a stunted child of fourteen, and Lew was about the same age.
Everywhere on Long Island grew the stunted bushes, and everywhere they were valued.
All the oaks are dwarfs, stunted by the lack of soil and force of the winds.
Out of the saddle he was seen to be short and stunted, with legs badly bowed.
You have even been stunted in your growth, as Lady Anne said.
He said he didn't want none of us to be stunted in our growing.
In the Northern colonies the growth was stunted by the climate.
"check in growth, dwarf," 1650s, verb use of Middle English adjective stunnt "foolish," from Old English stunt "short-witted, foolish" (cf. stuntspræc "foolish talk"), from Proto-Germanic *stuntaz (cf. Old Norse stuttr "short"), from the root of stump. Related: Stunted; stunting.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR STUNTED
- found wanting
- not enough
- too little
- hardly any
- not big
- not large