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

How to use stunted in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  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. 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.

  4. 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.

  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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