stunted Definition

prevented from growing or developing to the usual size.

Using stunted: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "stunted" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The stunted tree was the result of poor soil conditions.

  • Example

    The child's growth was stunted due to malnutrition.

  • Example

    The plant's growth was stunted by lack of sunlight.

stunted Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for stunted

Antonyms for stunted


Summary: stunted in Brief

The term 'stunted' [ˈstʌntɪd] refers to something that has been prevented from growing or developing to its usual size. It is often used to describe plants or children who have not grown properly due to poor conditions, such as lack of nutrients or sunlight. Synonyms include 'dwarfed' and 'undersized,' while antonyms include 'developed,' 'grown,' and 'matured.'