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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scrawny, scrubby, stuntedadjective

    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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. stuntedadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. stuntedadjective

    Synonyms:
    dwarfed, atrophied, undeveloped, scrubby, undersized

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "stunted":

    delayed

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Tindo Managing Director Adrian Ferraretto:

    It's stunted our growth, we are survivors, we're tenacious, but our potential can't be realised as quickly as it otherwise could be.

  5. Kalle Hirvonen:

    If children living at altitude are, on average, more stunted than their peers at sea level, then a more significant effort to address high altitude stunting is needed.


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