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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR UNDER WEIGHT

If patients are under weight this condition must be corrected.

While it is dangerous to be under weight in the early years of life, it is at least as dangerous to be overweight in middle life.

Such breakfasts are particularly the rule among women who are under weight.

With the aid of Table V, find out how many pounds you are under weight or over weight.

When the state occurs in people who are under weight its betterment is rather easy.

You're under weight, Jerry; you wouldn't make two bites for Ingerson if you should try to mix it with him.

It had taken longer than that to weigh the ducats in order to be sure that a certain number of them were under weight.

The Dakotan was said to be unfit for a soldier because he was twenty pounds under weight for his height.

Loud groan'd the beechen axle, under weight Unwonted, for it bore into the fight An awful Goddess, and the chief of men.

It is surprising how often physicians will find that nervous persons, who are under weight, are not taking enough breakfast.

WORD ORIGIN

1899, from under- + weight.

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