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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrawny, scrubby, stunted(adj)

    inferior in size or quality

    "scrawny cattle"; "scrubby cut-over pine"; "old stunted thorn trees"

    Synonyms:
    scrubby, scrabbly, boney, skinny, underweight, scraggy, scrawny, weedy

    Antonyms:
    superior

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. stunted

    Synonyms:
    base, deep, degraded, depressed, dwarfed, inferior, low, mean, short

    Antonyms:
    elevated, eminent, exalted, high, lofty, noble, proud, steep, tall, towering, uplifted

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stunted(a.)

    Synonyms:
    dwarfish, dwarfed, diminutive, small, little, tiny, liliputian, pygmean

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stunted(a)

    Synonyms:
    dwarfed, atrophied, undeveloped, scrubby, undersized

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    delayed

How to pronounce stunted?

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How to say stunted in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

rankword
#402low
#746short
#988base
#1008mean
#1543deep
#6366delayed
#12913depressed
#12952skinny
#15200inferior
#22311degraded
#44263boney
#56077underweight
#57694stunted
#76113weedy
#78026dwarfed
#95082scrawny
#109298scrubby

How to use stunted in a sentence?

  1. Kathy Campbell:

    Like many things associated with liver transplant, it is a bit of a balancing act, as her physician I want to do everything absolutely to keep her healthy and to try to make her growth normal and her labs as good as can possibly get them. But at the same time, the worse her labs are [and] the more stunted she is as far as her growth is, the higher her score.

  2. Reuben Dagenhart:

    Look at me! a hundred and five pounds, a grown man and no education. I may be mistaken, but I think the years I've put in the cotton mills stunted my growth. They kept me from getting any schooling. I had to stop school after third grade and now I need the education I didn't get.

  3. David Hendler:

    It doesn't change the fact that Germany is not getting a flagship bank that can compete on the world stage. It's still a stunted bank with a lot of problems.

  4. World Food Programme:

    In northern Ghana, 30 percent of children under five are stunted or chronically malnourished, this not only affects their growth but also their educational development and economic potential, and consequently the future of the country.

  5. Phil Robertson:

    But it also came at a significant cost for human rights, and today's restricted freedom of expression, self-censorship and stunted multi-party democracy.


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