Deprivation meaning

dĕprə-vāshən
(followed by “of”) Lack.

He was suffering from deprivation of sleep.

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(uncountable) The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
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(countable) The taking away from a clergyman of his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.
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(countable) The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
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A loss.
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A removal of rank or office.
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A depriving or being deprived.
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Deprivation is defined as the state of having something withheld from the enjoyment or possession of someone.

An example of deprivation is a prisoner of war being denied enough food to live.

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