stunted

  • 1 Stunted — Stunt ed, a. Dwarfed. {Stunt ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 stunted — [adj] kept from growing bantam, diminutive, dwarf, dwarfed, dwarfish, halfpint*, little, measly, mite, peanut*, peewee*, pint sized*, runted, runtish, runty, scrub, short, shot, shrimp*, small, small fry*, tiny, undergrown, undersized, wee*, yea… …

    New thesaurus

  • 3 stunted — stunt|ed [ stʌntıd ] adjective 1. ) unable or not allowed to grow to normal size: stunted trees/crops 2. ) unable or not allowed to develop or do well: emotionally stunted adults stunted businesses …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 4 stunted — UK [ˈstʌntɪd] / US adjective 1) unable or not allowed to grow to normal size stunted trees/crops 2) unable or not allowed to develop or to do well emotionally stunted adults stunted businesses …

    English dictionary

  • 5 Stunted — Stunt Stunt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stunted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Stunting}.] [See {Stint}.] To hinder from growing to the natural size; to prevent the growth of; to stint, to dwarf; as, to stunt a child; to stunt a plant. [1913 Webster] When, by a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 stunted — adj. Stunted is used with these nouns: ↑tree …

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  • 7 stunted — stunt|ed [ˈstʌntıd] adj not developing properly or to full size ▪ He s emotionally stunted …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 stunted — adjective a stunted geranium Syn: small, undersize(d), diminutive …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 9 stunted — adjective inferior in size or quality scrawny cattle scrubby cut over pine old stunted thorn trees • Syn: ↑scrawny, ↑scrubby • Similar to: ↑inferior …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 stunted — fish smaller than normal through lack of adequate food …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 11 stunted — stuntedness, n. /stun tid/, adj. slowed or stopped abnormally in growth or development. [1650 60; STUNT1 + ED2] * * * …

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  • 12 stunted — adjective prevented from growing or developing …

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  • 13 stunted — Synonyms and related words: Lenten, Lilliputian, Spartan, Tom Thumb, abstemious, arrested, ascetic, austere, backward, coarse, crude, diminutive, dumpy, dwarf, dwarfed, dwarfish, elfin, embryonic, exiguous, frugal, impoverished, in embryo, in ovo …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 stunted — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) a. dwarf, dwarfed, pygmy, undersized, runty, short, miniature, stubby. ANT.: oversized, giant, towering …

    English dictionary for students

  • 15 stunted — stÊŒnt n. daring feat, exploit, act requiring great strength or skill; something that is done to attract attention v. perform a stunt; impede the growth or development of, dwarf, retard …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 stunted — student …

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  • 17 stunted — adjective retard the growth or development of. → stunt …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 stunted — a. Undersized, dwarfish, dwarfed, diminutive, small, little, tiny, Liliputian, pygmean …

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  • 19 stunted — adjective Syn: small, undersized, underdeveloped, diminutive …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 20 stunted — /ˈstʌntəd/ (say stuntuhd) adjective having failed to reach full growth; dwarfish; underdeveloped. {stunt1 + ed2} …

    Australian English dictionary


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