Associations to the word «Deprivation»


DEPRIVATION, noun. (countable) The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
DEPRIVATION, noun. (uncountable) The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
DEPRIVATION, noun. (countable) The taking away from a clergyman of his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.
DEPRIVATION, noun. (followed by “of”) lack

Dictionary definition

DEPRIVATION, noun. A state of extreme poverty.
DEPRIVATION, noun. The disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation".
DEPRIVATION, noun. Act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights".

Wise words

In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.
Martin Luther King, Jr.