: supplied with less than the minimum amount of the foods essential for sound health and growth
: poorly supplied with vital elements or qualities <undernourished independent libraries>
— un·der·nour·ish·ment \-ˈnər-ish-mənt, -ˈnə-rish-\ noun
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un·der·nour·ished adjective \ˌən-dər-ˈnər-isht, -ˈnə-risht\ (Medical Dictionary)
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