marked by deprivation; lacking the necessities of life, as adequate food and shelter: a deprived childhood.

Origin of deprived

First recorded in 1545–55; deprive + -ed2
Related formsself-de·prived, adjectiveun·de·prived, adjective
Can be confuseddepraved deprived Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for undeprived

Historical Examples of undeprived

British Dictionary definitions for undeprived



lacking adequate food, shelter, education, etcdeprived inner-city areas
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Word Origin and History for undeprived



1550s, "dispossessed," past participle adjective from deprive. As a euphemism for the condition of children who lack a stable home life, by 1945.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper