Synonyms for underdeveloped

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uhn-der-di-vel-uh pt
Phonetic Transcription : ˌʌn dər dɪˈvɛl əpt

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Définition of underdeveloped

Origin :
  • 1892, in the photography sense, under + past participle of develop. In reference to countries or regions, recorded from 1949.
  • adj backward
  • adj not fully developed
  • adj not developed
Example sentences :
  • In some ways, compared to those of Terra, the industries of Tepokt were underdeveloped.
  • Extract from : « Exile » by Horace Brown Fyfe
  • An overdeveloped child is likely to be an underdeveloped man.
  • Extract from : « Outwitting Our Nerves » by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
  • We must encourage the development of resources and enterprises in all parts of the country, particularly in underdeveloped areas.
  • Extract from : « State of the Union Addresses of Harry S. Truman » by Harry S. Truman
  • His father and grandfather had been illiterate men and he had inherited their underdeveloped brain cells.
  • Extract from : « Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922 » by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The men had better heads than the women, underdeveloped yet comparatively well balanced.
  • Extract from : « In the Forbidden Land » by Arnold Henry Savage Landor
  • Though immature and underdeveloped by Terran standards, she had a fair figure for a Dry-town woman.
  • Extract from : « The Door Through Space » by Marion Zimmer Bradley
  • This is because it is underdeveloped, the chemicals acting too quickly to allow it to gain density.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Round Table, August 13, 1895 » by Various
  • An overexposed and underdeveloped plate may be redeveloped, and this process is usually called strengthening or intensifying.
  • Extract from : « Harper's Round Table, August 13, 1895 » by Various
  • How truly magnificent were the men of her own kind when compared with these underdeveloped, almost frail, Ammadians!
  • Extract from : « The Return of Tharn » by Howard Carleton Browne
  • This is more likely against a modernized, developed state than an underdeveloped government.
  • Extract from : « Shock and Awe » by Harlan K. Ullman

Antonyms for underdeveloped

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