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privation

noun

1 privation

A state of extreme poverty.

synonyms: deprivation, neediness, want.

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

Roget 804: poverty, indigence, penury, pauperism, destitution, want; need, neediness; lack, necessity, privation, distress, difficulties, ... show more

Dutch: deprivatie
Polish: dziadostwo, nędza



2 privation

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

synonym: deprivation.

Dutch: ontberingen
Polish: deprywacja potrzeby, deprywacja


Moby thesaurus: abridgment, bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, bereavement, cost, curtailment, damage, dead loss, dearth, debit, default, defect, denial, denudation, deprivation, deprivement, despoilment, destitution ... show more.

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