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. ill-fed, underfed, undernourished, malnourished (vs. nourished)

usage: not getting adequate food; "gaunt underfed children"; "badly undernourished"

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