HyperDic: deprivation

English > 3 senses of the word deprivation:
NOUNstatedeprivation, privation, want, needinessa state of extreme / extreme poverty
attributedeprivation, lossthe disadvantage that results from losing / losing / losing / losing / losing / losing / losing something
actdeprivation, privationact of depriving someone of food or money or rights
deprivation > pronunciation
Soundsdeh.prahvey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > deprivation: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of extreme / extreme poverty.
Synonymsprivation, want, neediness
Broaderpoverty, poorness, impoverishmentThe state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
Spanishpobreza, privación
Catalanprivació
Verbsdeprivetake away
deprivetake away possessions from someone
English > deprivation: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe disadvantage that results from losing / losing / losing / losing / losing / losing / losing something.
Example "losing him is no great deprivation"
Synonymloss
BroaderdisadvantageThe quality of having an inferior or less favorable position
Spanishpérdida, privación
Catalanpèrdua, privació
English > deprivation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningAct of depriving someone of food or money or rights.
Example "deprivation of civil rights"
Synonymprivation
Narrowerpauperization, pauperisation, impoverishmentThe act of making someone poor
starvation, starvingThe act of depriving of food or subjecting to famine
Broadersocial controlControl exerted (actively or passively) by group action
Spanishprivación
Catalanprivació
Verbsdeprivetake away
deprivekeep from having, keeping, or obtaining
deprivetake away possessions from someone

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