starvation diet


Definition of starvation diet

  1. :  a diet that does not provide a person with enough food to be healthy

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the act or an instance of starving

    :  the state of being starved

  1. :  food and drink regularly provided or consumed

    :  habitual nourishment

    :  the kind and amount of food prescribed for a person or animal for a special reason

  1. :  to cause to take food :  feed

    :  to cause to eat and drink sparingly or according to prescribed rules

    :  to eat sparingly or according to prescribed rules

  1. :  reduced in or free from calories

    :  promoting weight loss (as by depressing appetite)

  1. :  a formal deliberative assembly of princes or estates

    :  any of various national or provincial legislatures

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