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That’s because when children get inadequate nutrition, they may be described as “stunted,” meaning their brains and bodies do not grow to their full potential.
WORLD HUNGER SURGED IN 2020, WITH 1 IN 10 PEOPLE ON EARTH UNDERNOURISHEDLGBTQ-EDITORJULY 15, 2021NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Native seeds and stumps long stunted by grazing or poor soil conditions can begin to grow again, and their numbers can be supplemented with planted trees.
MIXING TREES AND CROPS CAN HELP BOTH FARMERS AND THE CLIMATEJONATHAN LAMBERTJULY 14, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
After work, in the evenings, she would read with Michael before he fell asleep, and she noticed that even in late winter, his reading was stunted.
HELD BACK: INSIDE A LOST SCHOOL YEARBY ANNIE WALDMAN, PROPUBLICA, PHOTOGRAPHY BY CYDNI ELLEDGEJUNE 28, 2021PROPUBLICA
During inspections of Tiger King Park, officials found several animals suffering from what appeared to be neurological abnormalities, stunted growth and lameness, according to the affidavit.
AUTHORITIES SEIZE 68 BIG CATS FROM ‘TIGER KING’ COUPLE WHO ALLEGEDLY ABUSED ANIMALS, THREATENED FEDERAL OFFICIALTIMOTHY BELLAMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He found the city’s response was overwhelmingly positive in its scope, downplaying and even omitting internal concerns while giving a stunted view of how prevalent the program really was before the state shut it down.
MORNING REPORT: SAN DIEGO WITHHELD FACIAL REC INFO FROM CONGRESSVOICE OF SAN DIEGOMAY 3, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
In fact, these organizations often find themselves in a vicious cycle of sky-high valuations, stunted revenue and losses that make it hard to fund growth.
‘WE’RE ALL CONTENT BUSINESSES’: ESPORTS ORGS BORROW FROM THE MEDIA OWNER’S PLAYBOOK IN SEARCH FOR NEW REVENUESSEB JOSEPHFEBRUARY 15, 2021DIGIDAY
Slow productivity growth in many rich countries had stunted financial opportunities for a generation.
CAPITALISM IS IN CRISIS. TO SAVE IT, WE NEED TO RETHINK ECONOMIC GROWTH.KATIE MCLEANOCTOBER 14, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Chief executive officers and executives from every major American airline spoke this week at the Skift Global Forum, a virtual conference focused on the travel industry and—this year—its stunted rebound from the Covid-19 pandemic.
AIRLINE EXECUTIVES SAY THERE’S LESS THAN 1% RISK OF CATCHING COVID-19 ON A FLIGHT—AND SOME PANDEMIC-ERA CHANGES ARE HERE TO STAYKDUNN6SEPTEMBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
The soil is sandy, and affords but little nourishment to the stunted trees with which it is furnished.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Their complexion is a light bronze, stunted in stature, well-knit, and about the middle size.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO STUNTED

  • Lilliputian
  • diminutive
  • dwarf
  • infinitesimal
  • itsy-bitsy
  • little
  • meager
  • microscopic
  • mini
  • miniature
  • minute
  • pint-sized
  • puny
  • short
  • slight
  • small-scale
  • stunted
  • teensy
  • teeny
  • trivial
  • undersized
  • wee
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