Origin of deprivation
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Employ temperance in all things, avoiding overindulgence in celebration or self-deprivation.The Stars Predict Your Week
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- an act or instance of depriving
- the state of being deprivedsocial deprivation; a cycle of deprivation and violence
Word Origin and History for self-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).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- The absence, loss, or withholding of something needed.