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Definition of Deprivation

Deprivation

  1. The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
  2. The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
  3. the taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.

Deprivation Quotations

We pledge ourselves to liberate all our people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation, suffering, gender and other discrimination.
Nelson Mandela

Literature is the expression of a feeling of deprivation, a recourse against a sense of something missing. But the contrary is also true: language is what makes us human. It is a recourse against the meaningless noise and silence of nature and history.
Octavio Paz

I lived in a dictatorship in Brazil, and I was arrested three times. I felt in my flesh what it is to live under such a regime and experience deprivation of freedom.
Paulo Coelho

I like to talk about my obsession with french fries because I don't want people to think that 'Let's Move' is about complete, utter deprivation. It's about moderation and real-life changes and ideas that really work for families.
Michelle Obama

Many low-income children face chronic stress from nutritional deprivation or persistent violence at home or in the community. By addressing their medical, emotional and developmental needs through a comprehensive clinical care model, we can lower their risk of developing long-term physical and mental health issues.
Irwin Redlener
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Deprivation Translations

deprivation in French is rapine, privation, coulage
deprivation in German is Raub, Verlust
deprivation in Italian is perdita, rapina