Recent Examples of malnourished from the Web
The United Nations says challenges to Kabila’s rule have caused a collapse of political authority, leading to fighting that has displaced 4.5 million people and left 2 million children severely malnourished.
As a result, 1.8 million Yemeni children are acutely malnourished, while 400,000 are so severely underfed as to be at high risk of imminent death.
Often, the puppies are in poor condition because their mothers were mistreated, malnourished or sick.
They had been abused and neglected for years in ways so extreme that the siblings are severely malnourished and some show signs of cognitive impairment and nerve damage, prosecutors said.
One of those is Beodilio Zapata, who recently arrived with his wife and severely malnourished sons, ages 1 and 2.
Prosecutors in neighboring Riverside County said the Turpins tortured their children, keeping them chained to their beds and so malnourished their growth was stunted.
But authorities say children were kept chained to beds for months and some were so malnourished their growth was stunted.
Landscaping is reduced to untended shrubs and patches of gravel, dirt and malnourished lawn.
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MALNOURISHED Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of malnourished for English Language Learners
: not eating enough food or not eating enough healthy food : poorly nourished
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