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malnourished vs. undernourished

[ mal-nur-isht, -nuhr- ]
  1. poorly or improperly nourished; suffering from malnutrition: thin, malnourished victims of the famine.
[ uhn-der-nur-isht, -nuhr- ]
  1. not nourished with sufficient or proper food to maintain or promote health or normal growth.
  2. not given essential elements for proper development: emotionally undernourished.

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