What does underprivileged mean?

Definitions for underprivilegedˈʌn dərˈprɪv ə lɪdʒd, -ˈprɪv lɪdʒd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underprivileged(adj)

    lacking the rights and advantages of other members of society


  1. underprivileged(Noun)

    A deprived person; deprived people.

  2. underprivileged(Adjective)

    Deprived of the opportunities and advantages of other members of one's community.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of underprivileged in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of underprivileged in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Steve Harvey:

    You know, I’m working with HUD. I’m going to get some housing for underprivileged people. We’re gonna set up some centers around the country.

  2. Mark Rank:

    One Nation, Underprivileged: Why American Poverty Affects Us All. we focus a lot of time on ... inner-city, minority groups living in dilapidated housing as an image of poverty in this country.

  3. Tom Carter:

    Hair salon doorways in the capital city's pink light district. Working as a xiaojie is an alternative, albeit illicit, means of income for these underprivileged girls, who are known in Jiangxi as "porcelain with cracks" and in Ningxia as "wilted flowers".

  4. Jules Feiffer:

    I used to think I was poor. Then they told me I wasn't poor, I was needy. They told me it was self-defeating to think of myself as needy, I was deprived. Then they told me underprivileged was overused. I was disadvantaged. I still don't have a dime. But I have a great vocabulary.

  5. Anoop Misra:

    Metformin could be especially useful in people who are unable to follow diet and exercise strictly, who are obese, have polycystic ovarian disease, or can not walk or exercise due to physical infirmity, it is a low cost drug, and could be useful in underprivileged populations also.

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