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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

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

There is only one real deprivation... and that is not to be able to give one's gifts to those one loves most.
May Sarton

Deprivation sometimes can be one of the most marvelous teachers.
Michele Bachmann
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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

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