undernourish

/ (ˌʌndəˈnʌrɪʃ) /

verb

(tr; usually passive) to deprive of or fail to provide with nutrients essential for health and growth

Nearby words

  1. undermine,
  2. undermining ulcer,
  3. undermodulate,
  4. undermost,
  5. underneath,
  6. undernourished,
  7. undernourishment,
  8. undernutrition,
  9. underpaid,
  10. underpainting

Derived Formsundernourishment, noun

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