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deprivation

noun

1 deprivation

A state of extreme poverty.

synonyms: neediness, privation, want.

Roget 776: loss; deperdition, perdition; forfeiture, lapse.    privation, bereavement; deprivation etc. (dispossession) 789; riddance; damage, squandering, ... show more

Roget 789: taking etc. v.; reception etc. (taking in) 296; deglutition etc. (taking food) 298; appropriation, prehension, prensation; ... show more

Dutch: deprivatie
Polish: dziadostwo, nędza



2 deprivation

The disadvantage that results from losing something:
— Losing him is no great deprivation.

synonym: loss.

Dutch: ontneming, derving, gemis, ontbering

3 deprivation

Act of depriving someone of food or money or rights:
— Deprivation of civil rights.

synonym: privation.

Dutch: ontberingen
Polish: deprywacja, deprywacja potrzeby


Moby thesaurus: abnegation, abridgment, absence, awayness, banishment, bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, bereavement, blackballing, blank, cashiering, contradiction, cost, curtailment, damage, dead loss, debit, declension ... show more.

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