deprivation


deprivation
[[t]de̱prɪve͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]]
deprivations
N-VAR: oft supp N
If you suffer deprivation, you do not have or are prevented from having something that you want or need.

...long-term patients who face a life of deprivation...

Millions more suffer from serious sleep deprivation caused by long work hours.

...the effects of social deprivations on families.


English dictionary. 2008.

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