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Synonyms for deprivation
ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃənde·pri·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. privation, want, deprivation, needinessnoun

    a state of extreme poverty

    neediness, need, loss, wishing, wish, privation, lack, deficiency, want

  2. loss, deprivationnoun

    the disadvantage that results from losing something

    "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"

    passing, red, exit, release, red ink, going, loss, personnel casualty, expiration, privation, neediness, departure, want

  3. privation, deprivationnoun

    act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

    "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"

    want, neediness, privation, loss

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  1. deprivationnoun

    loss, privation, BEREAVEMENT, dispossession

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  1. Sky News:

    Allowing her -- and indeed other terrorists -- back into the U.K. to pursue an appeal would create a national security risk that cannot be fully mitigated, even with the diversion of significant resources, he added. Begums bid to reclaim her citizenship initiallywasstruck down by an immigration court in February. The Special Immigration Appeals Commission, which hears national security cases, said she could instead turn to Bangladesh for citizenship. Yet her lawyer argued that Begum -- who is of British-Bangladeshi heritage was not considered a national of Bangladesh and was therefore rendered stateless by the deprivation decision.

  2. Keri Peterson:

    Plus, stress often causes sleep deprivation, which further suppresses your immune system.

  3. Mike Pence:

    One specific threat to our collective security that is on (our minds) ... is the ongoing collapse of Venezuela into dictatorship, deprivation and despair, we respectfully urge Ecuador and all of our allies across the region to take steps to further isolate the Maduro regime.

  4. Bhanu Prakash Kolla:

    We do not know that exactly, this study shows that maybe some tasks, especially in younger patients, can take longer to recover following sleep deprivation.

  5. May Sarton:

    There is only one real deprivation, I decided this morning, and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.

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