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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How to say deprivation in sign language?

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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. Andrew Huebner:

    The war in some ways was really a war for family, the public culture around the war was draped in familial metaphors, a war to defend women and children from deprivation.

  2. Carlos Ghosn:

    I was brutally taken from my work as I knew it, ripped from my family and my friends...It is impossible to express the depth of that deprivation, i was interrogated for up to eight hours a day without any lawyers present...'It will get worse for you if you don't just confess,' the prosecutor told me repeatedly.

  3. Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez:

    The historic events we are living today will only make sense with the removal of the economic, commercial and financial blockade, which causes so much deprivation and damage to our people, the return of occupied territory in Guantanamo, and respect for the sovereignty of Cuba.

  4. Natalie Dautovich:

    We can experience a desynchronization when we have an increase in activity in response to warmer temperatures and longer days, changing our behavioral rhythm, we like routine, so our sleep-wake cycle is very responsive to this change. It's hard to ever erase or completely compensate for the deficits from sleep deprivation, but like we do with other aspects of our health and our life, it's within our power to try and prioritize sleep in our daily lives.

  5. Huffington Post:

    I feel that sleep deprivation is the new smoking.

Images & Illustrations of deprivation

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