deprivation

deprivation
meaning ‘depriving or being deprived (of something)’, is pronounced dep-rivay-shǝn, with stress on the third syllable. It should be distinguished from privation, which means ‘lack of the comforts or necessities of life’.

Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • Deprivation — Dep ri*va tion, n. [LL. deprivatio.] 1. The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement. [1913 Webster] 3.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Deprivation — (v. lat.), 1) Absetzung; 2) Entsetzung eines Geistlichen von seiner Pfründe, wobei ihm jedoch die Ausübung aller aus der geistlichen Weihe fließenden Rechte blieb …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Deprivation — (lat.), Beraubung, insbes. Entsetzung eines Geistlichen von seiner Pfründe …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Deprivation — (lat.), Beraubung, Absetzung, bes. eines Geistlichen von seiner Pfründe …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Deprivation — Deprivation, lat., Absetzung; die Entsetzung eines Geistlichen von seiner Pfründe …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • deprivation — index abridgment (disentitlement), absence (omission), attachment (seizure), censorship, condemnation (seizure) …   Law dictionary

  • deprivation — mid 15c., removal from office or position, from M.L. deprivationem (nom. deprivatio), noun of action from pp. stem of deprivare (see DEPRIVE (Cf. deprive)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • deprivation — [n] taking, keeping away; need denial, deprival, destitution, detriment, disadvantage, dispossession, distress, divestiture, divestment, expropriation, hardship, loss, privation, removal, seizure, want, withdrawal, withholding; concepts… …   New thesaurus

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