Translation of undernourished in Spanish:


desnutrido, adj.

Pronunciation /ʌndəˈnʌrɪʃt//ˌəndərˈnərɪʃt/


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    • This appeared in the national press, which reported that millions of households were undernourished because they did not have the opportunity to make healthy food choices.
    • Nevertheless, a soldier must eat a reasonably balanced diet in order to avoid fatigue, and the diseases which can run rampant through the camps of undernourished troops.
    • As well as being emotionally undernourished, the children also did not have adequate facilities.
    • The students are all undernourished and underweight.
    • She has been a prisoner for years on end, unloved and constantly undernourished in the midst of appalling squalor.
    • One in eight patients admitted to the region's hospitals is undernourished and their condition is ignored by doctors and nurses, according to new research.
    • Chronically undernourished children are far more likely to succumb to disease compared to those children who are of adequate nutrition.
    • The child grew to become a vibrant but undernourished teenager, who was very popular in his neighbourhood.
    • She certainly didn't appear undernourished but, yes, I did feel immensely sorry for her.
    • Although no one ever starved here, many were undernourished.
    • All the prisoners are overworked and undernourished.
    • He said that low birth weight babies delivered by undernourished mothers are also at a risk of becoming obese later on.
    • The report says one quarter of the region's population are undernourished.
    • Thin, small built and looking undernourished, ‘PK’ was ahead of me in Maths but I outscored him in other subjects.
    • Some people, he says, are eating too much meat, oil and fat, and parents and grandparents are feeding their children excessively to make up for being undernourished themselves.
    • They hadn't eaten properly and were undernourished.
    • She was undernourished and she had never seen by a health visitor or a doctor.
    • You may have to take nutrients or eat foods containing certain vitamins so that you do not become undernourished or underweight.
    • I hadn't eaten for three days, and was heavily undernourished.
    • Her mother Anna was undernourished and food was scarce in Czechoslovakia.