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  Definition of Deprivation
  1. act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
  2. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  3. a state of extreme poverty
Similar Words: privation, loss, want

 

Hyponyms: pauperization, pauperisation, impoverishment, starvation, starving

 

Derivational Morphology: deprive, strip, divest, impoverish, want

 

 
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