Origin of deprivation
Examples from the Web for deprivation
But delay hurts, deprivation is unfair, and waiting (and waiting) matters.
For those who escape direct physical injury, there remain the ill effects of displacement and deprivation.
The bequiffed, vegan bard of misery is most definitely the son and heir of the bald, bicycle-clipped poet of deprivation.
And when Barbara was taken from us, it was no deprivation to Barbara when my father devoted that same ardor to Nancy.
Dogs absorb death, deprivation, and random gunfire as acutely as any soldier.
They often moved because of deprivation to seek opportunity elsewhere.Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed.|S. A. Reilly
But a new incident soon substituted for this another species of deprivation and suffering.Memorials of the Sea|William Scoresby
"We do not underrate his mission, noble friend, yet feel our deprivation none the less," replied the mother.A Prince of Anahuac|James A. Porter
And for this reason the loss of a son or brother, or the deprivation of fortune, is to him of all men least terrible.The Republic|Plato
Years of deprivation, of bending toil and then, suddenly, this had come—this miracle symbolized by this piece of paper.Dust|Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
British Dictionary definitions for deprivation
Word Origin and History for deprivation
mid-15c., "removal from office or position," from Medieval Latin deprivationem (nominative deprivatio), noun of action from past participle stem of deprivare (see deprive).