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synonyms for underweight

  • malnourished
  • starved
  • undernourished
  • angular
  • anorectic
  • bony
  • gangly
  • puny
  • scrawny
  • shadow
  • skeleton
  • skin and bones
  • skinny
  • stringbean
  • undersized
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antonyms for underweight

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  • chubby
  • fat
  • overweight
  • plump
  • thick
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How to use underweight in a sentence

Like many rescues, he’s still a little wiry and underweight at 50 pounds.
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Frequent donors were underweight and showed low levels of antibodies.
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Undernutrition leaves children stunted, or short for their age, and wasted, underweight for their height.
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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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Amid the temptations of home food, Jack had remained persistently underweight.
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They are the people who are overweight and the people who are underweight.
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Some of you are underweight, because you are not properly regulated so far as your meals and living is concerned.
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Sometimes pupils who are underweight when they first come here begin to lose weight, and they get worried about it.
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Many are undersized, underweight, rickety and diseased in body and generally of a slovenly, unmanly appearance.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERWEIGHT

  • anorexic
  • emaciated
  • gaunt
  • lean
  • scrawny
  • skinny
  • underweight
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