HyperDic: privation

English > 2 senses of the word privation:
NOUNstateprivation, want, deprivation, needinessa state of extreme / extreme poverty
actprivation, deprivationact of depriving someone of food or money or rights
privation > pronunciation
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English > privation: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningA state of extreme / extreme poverty.
Synonymswant, deprivation, neediness
Broaderpoverty, poorness, impoverishmentThe state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions
Spanishpobreza, privación
English > privation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAct of depriving someone of food or money or rights.
  • "nutritional privation"
  • "deprivation of civil rights"
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

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