1. undernourish, malnourish, feed, give

usage: provide with insufficient quality or quantity of nourishment; "The stunted growth of these children shows that they are undernourished"


1. malnourished (vs. nourished), foodless, ill-fed, underfed, undernourished, starved, starving, unfed, unnourished

usage: not being provided with adequate nourishment

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