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Synonyms for privation
praɪˈveɪ ʃənpri·va·tion

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. privation

    Poverty denotes strictly lack of property or adequate means of support, but in common use is a relative term denoting any condition below that of easy, comfortable living; privation denotes a condition of painful lack of what is useful or desirable, tho not to the extent of absolute distress; indigence is lack of ordinary means of subsistence; destitution is lack of the comforts, and in part even of the necessaries of life; penury is especially cramping poverty, possibly not so sharp as destitution, but continuous, while that may be temporary; pauperism is such destitution as throws one upon organized public charity for support; beggary and mendicancy denote poverty that appeals for indiscriminate private charity.

    Synonyms:
    beggary, destitution, distress, indigence, mendicancy, need, pauperism, penury, poverty, want

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. privation

    Synonyms:
    deprivation, destitution, absence, negation, loss, bereavement, hardship, want

    Antonyms:
    accession, supply, restoration, benefaction, restitution, presence, compensation, recovery, privilege

Princeton's WordNet

  1. privation, want, deprivation, needinessnoun

    a state of extreme poverty

    Synonyms:
    neediness, need, deprivation, loss, wishing, wish, lack, deficiency, want

  2. privation, deprivationnoun

    act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

    "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"

    Synonyms:
    want, neediness, deprivation, loss

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. privationnoun

    Synonyms:
    deprivation, loss, BEREAVEMENT

  2. privationnoun

    Synonyms:
    poverty, destitution, want, need, penury, necessity, distress

  3. privationnoun

    Synonyms:
    absence, negation

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. privationnoun

    Synonyms:
    deprivation, degradation, destitution, poverty, need, absence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "privation":

    deprivation

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How to use privation in a sentence?

  1. Pope Francis about perceptions:

    The soul of the Cuban people ... was forged amid suffering and privation which would not suppress the faith.

  2. John Kenneth Galbraith:

    The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character-building value of privation for the poor.

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