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ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃənde·pri·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privation, want, deprivation, needinessnoun

    a state of extreme poverty

  2. loss, deprivationnoun

    the disadvantage that results from losing something

    "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"

  3. privation, deprivationnoun

    act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

    "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"

Wiktionary

  1. deprivationnoun

    The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.

  2. deprivationnoun

    The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.

  3. deprivationnoun

    The taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.

  4. deprivationnoun

    lack

    He was suffering from deprivation of sleep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deprivationnoun

    the act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity

  2. Deprivationnoun

    the state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement

  3. Deprivationnoun

    the taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity

  4. Etymology: [LL. deprivatio.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of deprivation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of deprivation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of deprivation in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Rando:

    Ketone bodies arise when the body uses fat for energy, but they also push stem cells into a quiescent state that protects them during deprivation, in this state, they are protected from environmental stress, but they are also less able to regenerate damaged tissue.

  2. Zafar Abbas:

    Keeping in view of this deprivation, (wealthy) people supported us and like the previous year, we offered those dishes which even a middle class person cannot afford, let alone the poor.

  3. Tim Durbin:

    Twice we have done two marathons in 24 hours. Sleep deprivation will likely be a factor going forward.

  4. Alexa Hart:

    We accept that divorce and death are traumatic, and condolences are offered when those life events occur. But when you're pregnant/expecting, everyone is 'so happy' for you. We expect some challenges, but we don't discuss the deep frustration, total sleep deprivation and heartbreaking questioning of self that comes with new life.

  5. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Divorce or separation, if that happens for whatever reasons and circumstances, breaks not only your life; it also breaks children's life. Consequently, children suffer from grave psychological damage and feel the deprivation of love in that situation; certainly, parents or partners are accountable for such a crime since they prefer their happiness, not children's feelings.

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