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deprivation (n.)

mid-15c., "removal from ecclesiastical office, rank, or position," from Medieval Latin deprivationem (nominative deprivatio), noun of action from past-participle stem of deprivare, from de- "entirely" (see de-) + Latin privare "release from" (see private (adj.)). From 1530s as "act of depriving, a taking away." By 1889 as "state of being deprived."

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Definitions of deprivation from WordNet

deprivation (n.)
the disadvantage that results from losing something;
losing him is no great deprivation
Synonyms: loss
deprivation (n.)
a state of extreme poverty;
Synonyms: privation / want / neediness
deprivation (n.)
act of depriving someone of food or money or rights;
deprivation of civil rights
Synonyms: privation
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