[mal-nur-isht, -nuhr-] /mælˈnɜr ɪʃt, -ˈnʌr-/

poorly or improperly ; suffering from malnutrition:
thin, malnourished victims of the famine.

1906, from mal- “bad, badly” + nourished (see nourish).

malnourished mal·nour·ished (māl-nûr’ĭsht, -nŭr’-)
Affected by improper nutrition or an insufficient diet.


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