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adjective as in thin

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Like many rescues, he’s still a little wiry and underweight at 50 pounds.

Frequent donors were underweight and showed low levels of antibodies.

Undernutrition leaves children stunted, or short for their age, and wasted, underweight for their height.

They’re also long small-cap for 2021 and underweight staples, real estate and communications services.

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Which is why the bank has an “underweight” rating on the stock, with a price target of—yes you are reading this right—$90.

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In Israel, however, a new law took effect January 1st that banned the use of underweight models.

Women are frequently reminded, too, that Barbie would be dangerously underweight if she were a real human.

You'd think so, but there's not much evidence that exercise affects BMI enough to take you from "overweight" to "underweight".

Never mind the fact that he was 45 pounds underweight when he auditioned to play the beefy lead.

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Amid the temptations of home food, Jack had remained persistently underweight.

They are the people who are overweight and the people who are underweight.

Some of you are underweight, because you are not properly regulated so far as your meals and living is concerned.

Sometimes pupils who are underweight when they first come here begin to lose weight, and they get worried about it.

Many are undersized, underweight, rickety and diseased in body and generally of a slovenly, unmanly appearance.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to underweight, such as: malnourished, starved, undernourished, angular, bony, and gangly.

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