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stunted

[ stuhn-tid ]
/ ˈstʌn tɪd /
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adjective

slowed or stopped abnormally in growth or development.

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Origin of stunted

First recorded in 1650–60; stunt1 + -ed2
stunt·ed·ness, nounun·stunt·ed, adjective
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