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  1. undernourishment, malnourishmentnoun

    not having enough food to develop or function normally


  1. undernourishmentnoun

    Insufficient nourishment

  2. undernourishmentnoun

    The condition of being undernourished


  1. undernourishment

    Undernourishment is a state or condition in which an individual does not consume or absorb an adequate amount of nutrients needed for growth, maintenance, and specific functions of the body. This shortage of necessary nutrients can lead to a variety of health issues such as stunted growth, weakened immune system, and decreased ability to work or perform regular activities. Undernourishment can occur due to an insufficient diet, poor digestion, or absorption problems within the body.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undernourishment in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undernourishment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of undernourishment in a Sentence

  1. Robert Hutchins:

    The death of democracy is not likely to be an assassination from ambush. It will be a slow extinction from apathy, indifference, and undernourishment.

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