[ dep-ruh-vey-shuh n ]
/ ˌdɛp rəˈveɪ ʃən /
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Origin of deprivation
Related formsnon·dep·ri·va·tion, nounpre·dep·ri·va·tion, nounself-dep·ri·va·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for self-deprivation
/ (ˌdɛprɪˈveɪʃən) /
an act or instance of depriving
the state of being deprivedsocial deprivation; a cycle of deprivation and violence
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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).
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Medicine definitions for self-deprivation
[ dĕp′rə-vā′shən ]
The absence, loss, or withholding of something needed.
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