What does deprivation mean?

Definitions for deprivation
ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃənde·pri·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privation, want, deprivation, neediness(noun)

    a state of extreme poverty

  2. loss, deprivation(noun)

    the disadvantage that results from losing something

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

  3. privation, deprivation(noun)

    act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

    "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"

Wiktionary

  1. deprivation(Noun)

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

  2. deprivation(Noun)

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

  3. deprivation(Noun)

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

  4. deprivation(Noun)

    lack

    He was suffering from deprivation of sleep.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Deprivation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [LL. deprivatio.]

  2. Deprivation(noun)

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

    Etymology: [LL. deprivatio.]

  3. Deprivation(noun)

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

    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. Raj Dasgupta:

    Technology is one of the main reasons why we have so many arousals and awakenings during the night, [and] why we have insomnia and sleep deprivation.

  2. Mike Pence:

    One specific threat to our collective security that is on (our minds) ... is the ongoing collapse of Venezuela into dictatorship, deprivation and despair, we respectfully urge Ecuador and all of our allies across the region to take steps to further isolate the Maduro regime.

  3. Michael Page:

    Saudi women fleeing their families can face severe violence from relatives, deprivation of liberty, and other serious harm if returned against The Saudi women will, thai authorities should immediately halt any deportation, and either allow her to continue her travel to Australia or permit her to remain in Thailand to seek protection as a refugee.

  4. Huffington Post:

    I feel that sleep deprivation is the new smoking.

  5. Lisa Meltzer:

    Delaying middle and high school start times is a critical health policy that can quickly and effectively reduce adolescent sleep deprivation with minimal impact on younger students.

Images & Illustrations of deprivation

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