deprivation


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Related to deprivation: sensory deprivation, Sleep deprivation

dep·ri·va·tion

 (dĕp′rə-vā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of depriving; loss.
b. The condition of being deprived; privation.
2. A removal of rank or office.

deprivation

(ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃən)
n
1. an act or instance of depriving
2. the state of being deprived: social deprivation; a cycle of deprivation and violence.

dep•ri•va•tion

(ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of depriving.
2. the fact of being deprived.
3. loss.
4. privation.
[1525–35; < Medieval Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deprivation - a state of extreme povertydeprivation - a state of extreme poverty    
impoverishment, poorness, poverty - the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
2.deprivation - the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
disadvantage - the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
3.deprivation - act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
social control - control exerted (actively or passively) by group action
pauperisation, pauperization, impoverishment - the act of making someone poor
starving, starvation - the act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine; "the besiegers used starvation to induce surrender"; "they were charged with the starvation of children in their care"

deprivation

noun
1. lack, denial, deficiency, withholding, robbing, withdrawal, removal, expropriation, divestment, dispossession, deprival Millions suffer from sleep deprivation caused by long work hours.
2. want, need, hardship, suffering, distress, disadvantage, oppression, detriment, privation, destitution Single women with children are likely to suffer financial deprivation.

deprivation

noun
The condition of being deprived of what one once had or ought to have:
Translations
حِرْمان، تَجْريدخَسارَه، صُعوبَه
strádánízbaveníztráta
afsavnberøvelsefratagelse
megfosztásnélkülözés
missirsvipting
zbavenie
mahrumyoksunyoksun/mahrum bırakma

deprivation

[ˌdeprɪˈveɪʃən] N (Psych) (= act) → privación f; (= state) → necesidad f
he lived a life of deprivationvivía en la necesidadvivió una vida llena de privaciones
the deprivations of the past thirty yearslas privaciones de los últimos treinta años
sleep deprivationfalta f de sueño
social deprivationmarginación f social

deprivation

[ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃən] n
(= poverty) → privation f
social deprivation (= poverty) → misère f sociale
(= loss) → manque m, privation f
sleep deprivation → manque de sommeil

deprivation

n
(= depriving)Entzug m; (= loss)Verlust m; (Psych) → Deprivation f; (of rights)Beraubung f
(= state)Entbehrung f; (= lack of necessities)Mangel m; the deprivations of the wardie Entbehrungen des Krieges

deprivation

[ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃn] n (act) → privazione f; (state) → indigenza

deprive

(diˈpraiv) verb
(with of) to take something away from. They deprived him of food and drink.
deprivation (depriˈveiʃən) noun
1. (a condition of) loss, hardship etc.
2. (an) act of depriving.
deˈprived adjective
suffering from hardship etc, under-privileged. deprived areas of the city.

dep·ri·va·tion

n. deprivación, pérdida o ausencia de una parte o function.

deprivation

n privación f; androgen — privación de andrógenos; sleep — privación de(l) sueño
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Nothing had hurt him, and nothing could hurt him; he had come through all the suffering and deprivation unscathed--only shriller-voiced and more determined in his grip upon life.
Though parted from all his soul held dear, and though often yearning for what lay beyond, still was he never positively and consciously miserable; for, so well is the harp of human feeling strung, that nothing but a crash that breaks every string can wholly mar its harmony; and, on looking back to seasons which in review appear to us as those of deprivation and trial, we can remember that each hour, as it glided, brought its diversions and alleviations, so that, though not happy wholly, we were not, either, wholly miserable.
The uncontrollable and hopeless mass of decomposition so engendered, would have polluted the air, even if poverty and deprivation had not loaded it with their intangible impurities; the two bad sources combined made it almost insupportable.
If my family are at length sensible of the deprivation to which their own conduct has, in the past, exposed them, and now desire to extend the hand of fellowship, let it not be repulsed.
Felton approached her, and said, "Lord de Winter, who is a Catholic, like yourself, madame, thinking that the deprivation of the rites and ceremonies of your church might be painful to you, has consented that you should read every day the ordinary of your Mass; and here is a book which contains the ritual.
Noirtier; I will suffer, without complaint, the pecuniary deprivation to which he has subjected me; but I shall remain firm in my determination, and the world shall see which party his reason on his side.
Years of deprivation, of bending toil and then, suddenly, this had come--this miracle symbolized by this piece of paper.
You must feel it as a deprivation to you, miss, replies Mr.
She was surprised when he refused her suggestion, but she shrugged her shoulders: let him put on airs if he liked, she did not care, he would be anxious enough in a little while, and then it would be her turn to refuse; if he thought it was any deprivation to her he was very much mistaken.
I think the slaves felt the deprivation less than the whites, because the usual diet for slaves was corn bread and pork, and these could be raised on the plantation; but coffee, tea, sugar, and other articles which the whites had been accustomed to use could not be raised on the plantation, and the conditions brought about by the war frequently made it impossible to secure these things.
Ladislaw, to make amends for the deprivation which befell your mother.
But he too had a Cricket on his Hearth; and listening sadly to its music when the motherless Blind Child was very young, that Spirit had inspired him with the thought that even her great deprivation might be almost changed into a blessing, and the girl made happy by these little means.