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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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His long-continued tortures and deprivations destroyed him at last, on the third of January.
Thereafter, feeling his life a burden from the shame and ridicule to which he was exposed, he schemed to convince all the other Foxes that being tailless was much more attractive, thus making up for his own deprivation.
What wrong can it refer to except this deprivation of her father?
You must feel it as a deprivation to you, miss, replies Mr.
In a portion of the building, set apart for that purpose, are work- shops for blind persons whose education is finished, and who have acquired a trade, but who cannot pursue it in an ordinary manufactory because of their deprivation.
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.
Daniel Quilp pulled his hat over his brows, climbed on to the desk (which had a flat top) and stretching his short length upon it went to sleep with ease of an old pactitioner; intending, no doubt, to compensate himself for the deprivation of last night's rest, by a long and sound nap.
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.
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.
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.
And is not this involuntary deprivation caused either by theft, or force, or enchantment?