Adjective "Dwarfed" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Dwarfed


    Definition:

    1. a person of abnormally small stature owing to a pathological condition, especially one suffering from cretinism or some other disease that produces disproportion or deformation of features and limbs.

    2. an animal or plant much smaller than the average of its kind or species.

    3. (in folklore) a being in the form of a small, often misshapen and ugly, man, usually having magic powers.

    4. Astronomy. dwarf star. adjective

    5. of unusually small stature or siz

    Origin:
    dwarf

    Examples:

    "demands can be dwarfed by pressures."

    "forecasts can be dwarfed."

    "demands can be dwarfed."

    "trees can be dwarfed."

    "terms can be dwarfed."

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