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to stop, slow down, or hinder the growth or development of; dwarf: A harsh climate stunted the trees. Brutal treatment in childhood stunted his personality.
a stop or hindrance in growth or development.
a plant or animal hindered from attaining its proper growth.
Plant Pathology. a disease of plants, characterized by a dwarfing or stunting of the plant.
A stunt is an unusual and difficult physical feat or an act requiring a special skill,
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to hinder the normal growth, development, or progress of. — stunt·ed·ness noun.
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Stunt definition, to stop, slow down, or hinder the growth or development of; dwarf
: A harsh climate stunted the trees. Brutal treatment in childhood stunted his ...
stunt definition, meaning, what is stunt: an exciting action, usually in a film, that is
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[From Middle English stunnt, foolish, short-witted, short (influenced by Old Norse
stuttr, short, dwarfish), from Old English stunt.] ...
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To stunt is to slow or hinder. Some people say that drinking coffee will stunt your
growth when you're a teenager — they worry that you won't grow any taller.