deprivation

  • 21 deprivation — Absence, loss, or withholding of something needed. emotional d. lack of adequate and appropriate interpersonal or environmental experiences, or both, usually in the early developmental years. sensory d. diminution or absence of usual external… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 22 deprivation — n. to suffer deprivation * * * [ˌdeprɪ veɪʃ(ə)n] to suffer deprivation …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 23 deprivation — dep|ri|va|tion [ ,deprı veıʃn ] noun 1. ) uncount a situation in which people do not have basic things that they need to live a comfortable life: social deprivation 2. ) count or uncount a situation in which you do not have something that you… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 24 deprivation — noun 1) unemployment and deprivation Syn: poverty, impoverishment, penury, privation, hardship, destitution; need, want, distress, indigence, beggary, ruin; straitened circumstances Ant: wealth …

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  • 25 deprivation — noun 1) unemployment and deprivation Syn: poverty, impoverishment, privation, hardship, destitution, need, want 2) deprivation of political rights Syn: dispossession, withholding, withdrawal …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 26 deprivation — /dɛprəˈveɪʃən/ (say depruh vayshuhn) noun 1. the act of depriving. 2. the fact of being deprived. 3. Also, deprival /dəˈpraɪvəl/ (say duh pruyvuhl). dispossession; loss; bereavement. 4. the lack of something considered a normal and necessary part …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 27 deprivation — /depraveyshan/ A taking away or confiscation; as the deprivation of a constitutional right or the taking of property under eminent domain without due process of law (i.e. without just compensation). See also deprivation of property …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 28 deprivation — /depraveyshan/ A taking away or confiscation; as the deprivation of a constitutional right or the taking of property under eminent domain without due process of law (i.e. without just compensation). See also deprivation of property …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 29 deprivation — /dep reuh vay sheuhn/, n. 1. the act of depriving. 2. the fact of being deprived. 3. dispossession; loss. 4. removal from ecclesiastical office. 5. privation. [1525 35; < ML deprivation (s. of deprivatio), equiv. to deprivat(us) deprived (ptp. of …

    Universalium

  • 30 deprivation — noun /dɛp.ɹɪ.veɪʃən/ a) The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity. He was suffering from deprivation of sleep. b) The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement …

    Wiktionary

  • 31 deprivation — noun 1 (countable usually plural) something you need or usually have that you are prevented from having: People suffered terrible deprivations during the war. 2 (U) a lack of something that you need or want: Sleep deprivation can result in mental …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 32 deprivation — A taking of property, rights, or privileges from a person. An ecclesiastical term applied to one of the several ways in which a parson or vicar may cease to be so. Deprivation may be effected by the sentence of the ecclesiastical court or… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 33 deprivation — n. 1 (usu. foll. by of) the act or an instance of depriving; the state of being deprived (deprivation of liberty; suffered many deprivations). 2 a deposition from esp. an ecclesiastical office. b an instance of this. Etymology: med.L deprivatio… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 34 deprivation — noun Date: 15th century 1. the state of being deprived ; privation; especially removal from an office, dignity, or benefice 2. an act or instance of depriving ; loss …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 35 deprivation —   a situation where quality of life is below that of what can be expected for a particular place at a particular time …

    Geography glossary

  • 36 deprivation — Synonyms and related words: abnegation, abridgment, absence, awayness, banishment, bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, bereavement, blackballing, blank, cashiering, contradiction, cost, curtailment, damage, dead loss, debit,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 37 deprivation — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. withholding, divestment, privation, need; see loss 3 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. loss, privation, need, want, hardship, withholding, dispossession. III (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being deprived of… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 38 Deprivation — De|pri|va|ti|on 〈 [ va ] f.; Gen.: , Pl.: en〉 1. Absetzung (eines Geistlichen) 2. 〈Psych.〉 Entzug, bes. Liebesentzug [Etym.: <De… + Privation] …

    Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • 39 Deprivation — ⇡ Armut …

    Lexikon der Economics

  • 40 Deprivation — De|privatio̱n [zu ↑de... u. lat. privare =berauben] w; , en: Verlust bestimmter Fähigkeiten (z. B. des Bewußtseins) …

    Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke