malnourished malnourished  /mæl ˈnɜ rɪʃt/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) not being provided with adequate nourishment

Usage(s):

  1. Almost half of all Indian children under five are malnourished.
  2. That means more people will go malnourished.
  3. There's a persistent dilemma when it comes to treating malnourished children in developing countries: it often takes resources away from other kids.

News

  1. Charlottesville Man Arrested for Animal Cruelty

    Nathaniel Mickens of Charlottesville was arrested after police say they found his dog malnourished in his home.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: NBC 29 Charlottesville

  2. Horse euthanized; owner charged with animal cruelty

    A Hillsborough County woman has been charged with animal cruelty after investigators say she neglected a horse to the point it was malnourished and had to be euthanized.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 5 Washington D.C.

  3. 3 Malnourished Dogs Rescued From Western Md. Home

    Three malnourished dogs, including a pit bull, have been rescued from a home in Washington County.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

Quotes

  1. "The level of cruelty involved in exploiting animals to the point that 60 malnourished and injured dogs were removed from Mr. Vick's property is mind boggling," Lantos said. "I will view anything less than the strongest repudiation of Mr....
    on May 18, 2007 By: Tom Lantos Source: Forbes

  2. "We haven't seen even one malnourished person" - a rare feat in much of poverty-stricken Latin America, Ziegler said Tuesday. "The right to being fed is the priority, without a doubt."
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Jean Ziegler Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. "I was informed that there were 173 detainees held at an Interior Ministry prison and they appear to be malnourished. There is also some talk that they were subjected to some kind of torture," al-Jaafari told reporters.
    on Nov 15, 2005 By: Ibrahim al-Jaafari Source: USA Today

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