Definitions of deprivation

  1. a state of extreme poverty Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. the taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. Act of depriving: state of being deprived: loss: bereavement. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Act of depriving; loss; want. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The act of depriving, or the state of being deprived. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. The act of depriving; a state of being deprived; loss; bereavement; deposition from the clerical order or a benefice in the Church. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. A taking away; loss of friends or goods; the taking away his living or office from a minister or clergyman. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. Loss, being deprived, of; deposition from esp. ecclesiastical office; felt loss (that is a great d.). [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  13. See Deprival. American pocket medical dictionary.
  14. n. The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving;—the state of being deprived; loss; want; bereavement;—deposition; degradation. Cabinet Dictionary
  15. The act of depriving or taking away from; in law, is when a clergyman, as a bishop, person, vicar, or prebend, is deposed from his preferment. Complete Dictionary