Synonyms of deprivation


1. privation, want, deprivation, neediness, poverty, poorness, impoverishment

usage: a state of extreme poverty

2. loss, deprivation, disadvantage

usage: the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation"

3. privation, deprivation, social control

usage: act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"

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