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Synonyms for underweight
ˈʌn dərˈweɪt; ˈʌn dərˌweɪtun·der·weight

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Wiktionary

  1. underweightverb

    Of an inappropriately or unusually low weight.

    Antonyms:
    overweight

  2. underweightadjective

    Not too heavy for an intended purpose.

    Antonyms:
    overweight

  3. underweightadjective

    Antonyms:
    overweight

Princeton's WordNet

  1. scraggy, boney, scrawny, skinny, underweight, weedyadjective

    being very thin

    "a child with skinny freckled legs"; "a long scrawny neck"

    Synonyms:
    cheeseparing, stunted, tightly fitting, weedy, skinny, tight fitting, tight-fitting, penny-pinching, boney, tightfitting, scrubby, scraggy, jagged, close, near, bony, scrawny, jaggy

    Antonyms:
    fat

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "underweight":

    weight

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How to use underweight in a sentence?

  1. Alan Gayle:

    While we are underweight bonds, we prefer the yield and quality in the U.S. markets to those overseas.

  2. First Frontier co-CEO:

    This is a market where everyone is totally underweight and there will obviously be a lot of money going in, hot money at first but then also others, and then there is a big valuation gap there, Iran has a lot of catching up to do when you look at other frontier or emerging markets.

  3. Holly Phillips:

    This checklist of 10 reasons your internal thermostat is out of whack can help you get a handle on why you're chronically freezing your butt off. You're too thin Low body weight — defined as a BMI hovering around 18.5 or under — can chill you out for a couple of reasons. First, when you're underweight, you lack an adequate level of body fat to insulate you from cold temperatures, explained Maggie Moon, RD, a Los Angeles – based nutritionist. The other thing is, to maintain that low BMI, you have to reduce your food intake so you likely aren't eating very much at all. Skimping on calories puts the brakes on your metabolism, so you don't create enough body heat. Consider putting on a few pounds by loading up on whole, healthy foods that contain lots of protein, fat, and complex carbohydrates. RELATED : Subtle Signs of Eating Disorders Your Thyroid is out of whack Add cold intolerance to the long list of health issues you can blame on the butterfly-shaped gland in your neck. Always being cold is a telltale sign of hypothyroidism, which means Your Thyroid doesn't secrete enough thyroid hormone.

  4. Michael Cornelius:

    We were underweight but it has gotten too cheap with the downgrade.

  5. Mihir Worah:

    This means we expect to have an underweight to global rates over the cyclical horizon relative to what a well-diversified portfolio would normally have.

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