deprivation


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to deprivation: sensory deprivation, Sleep deprivation
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for deprivation

Synonyms for deprivation

the condition of being deprived of what one once had or ought to have

Synonyms for deprivation

a state of extreme poverty

the disadvantage that results from losing something

Synonyms

Related Words

act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

References in classic literature ?
In a portion of the building, set apart for that purpose, are work- shops for blind persons whose education is finished, and who have acquired a trade, but who cannot pursue it in an ordinary manufactory because of their deprivation. Several people were at work here; making brushes, mattresses, and so forth; and the cheerfulness, industry, and good order discernible in every other part of the building, extended to this department also.
How often, on their journey, did the widow remember with a grateful heart, that out of his deprivation Barnaby's cheerfulness and affection sprung!
The uncontrollable and hopeless mass of decomposition so engendered, would have polluted the air, even if poverty and deprivation had not loaded it with their intangible impurities; the two bad sources combined made it almost insupportable.
If my family are at length sensible of the deprivation to which their own conduct has, in the past, exposed them, and now desire to extend the hand of fellowship, let it not be repulsed.'
Years of deprivation, of bending toil and then, suddenly, this had come--this miracle symbolized by this piece of paper.
I think the slaves felt the deprivation less than the whites, because the usual diet for slaves was corn bread and pork, and these could be raised on the plantation; but coffee, tea, sugar, and other articles which the whites had been accustomed to use could not be raised on the plantation, and the conditions brought about by the war frequently made it impossible to secure these things.
Ladislaw, to make amends for the deprivation which befell your mother.
At every small deprivation or discomfort which presented itself in the course of the four-and-twenty hours to remind her of her straitened and altered circumstances, peevish visions of her dower of one thousand pounds had arisen before Mrs Nickleby's mind, until, at last, she had come to persuade herself that of all her late husband's creditors she was the worst used and the most to be pitied.
His long-continued tortures and deprivations destroyed him at last, on the third of January.
With sleep deprivation running rampant among teens to the point that it is now (http://med.stanford.edu/news/all-news/2015/10/among-teens-sleep-deprivation-an-epidemic.html) considered an epidemic , it's time to reconsider just how unhealthy our sleeping patterns have become.
A total of three Stirling schools - none of which teach children from areas of deprivation - made the top 30 in the list, with Balfron and McLaren coming in at 13th and 14th respectively.
a night of sleep deprivation. After each night of deprivation, their peptide hormone "ghrelin"--which promotes appetite--increased.
Sleep deprivation can contribute to a host of mental and physical problems, including depression,diabetes, and impaired cognitive functioning.
This can also be blamed on technology and the subsequent invention of numerous gadgets such as smartphones, which have become the key factors contributing to sleep deprivation in the society.
Most of us will have experienced sleep deprivation. Whether you're staying up to meet a work deadline, socialising beyond your bedtime, or you're woken up by the kids, there aren't many of us who get our full quota of sleep all of the time.