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Prevented from fully growing or developing
“Her baby suffered from her stunted development and poor capacity to mother.”
Not (as) fully developed as expected
“A surplus cannot be squeezed out of the turnip of a stunted economy.”
Shorter in size than average or expected
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“The trees exhibit a stunted appearance.”
Mentally deficient or underdeveloped
Not enough in size, amount or degree
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Relating to an immature, undeveloped, or basic form
Forming a very small remnant of something that was once greater or more noticeable
Past tense for to stunt or suppress the normal physical growth of
“I believe that a steady, uncontrolled and indiscriminate diet of comic books can stunt a child's mental and spiritual growth just as much as a steady malnutrition can stunt his physical growth.”
Past tense for to check or hinder the growth or development of
“Were he to stay, he would not only stunt his development as a writer but also as a person.”
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