Deprivation is defined as the state of having something withheld from the enjoyment or possession of someone.noun
An example of deprivation is a prisoner of war being denied enough food to live.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- a depriving or being deprived
- a loss
Origin: ME deprivacioun
- deprivational adjective
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- a. The act or an instance of depriving; loss.b. The condition of being deprived; privation.
- A removal of rank or office.
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