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deprivation

without economic or social necessities; dispossession; loss
Not to be confused with:
depravation – corruption; evil-doing
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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.
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deprivation

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

noun
The condition of being deprived of what one once had or ought to have:
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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
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

deprivation

[ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃən] n
(= poverty) → privation f
social deprivation (= poverty) → misère f sociale
(= loss) → manque m, privation f
sleep deprivation → manque de sommeil
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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
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deprivation

[ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃn] n (act) → privazione f; (state) → indigenza
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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.
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dep·ri·va·tion

n. deprivación, pérdida o ausencia de una parte o function.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

deprivation

n privación f; androgen — privación de andrógenos; sleep — privación de(l) sueño
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References in classic literature ?
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. He assembled a good many Foxes and publicly advised them to cut off their tails, saying that they would not only look much better without them, but that they would get rid of the weight of the brush, which was a very great inconvenience.
What wrong can it refer to except this deprivation of her father?
"You must feel it as a deprivation to you, miss, replies Mr.
More spiritual and affectionate friendships appeared to exist among them, than would be found among other young persons suffering under no deprivation; but this I expected and was prepared to find.
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."
'But,' thought I, 'he is not so miserable as I should be under such a deprivation: he leads an active life; and a wide field for useful exertion lies before him.
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.