What is the meaning of deprivation?

noun

  • A state of extreme poverty.
  • The disadvantage that results from losing something.
    • usage: "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"
  • Act of depriving someone of food or money or rights.
    • usage: "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
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APAWordNet. (2010). deprivation. Retrieved November 17, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/deprivation/definitions/1327238
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MLAWordNet. "deprivation" 23 October 2010. Web. 17 November 2017. <http://smartdefine.org/deprivation/definitions/1327238>
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