Synonyms for deprivation

Synonyms for (noun) deprivation

Synonyms: privation, deprivation

Definition: act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

Usage: nutritional privation; deprivation of civil rights

Similar words: social control

Definition: control exerted (actively or passively) by group action

Synonyms: deprivation, loss

Definition: the disadvantage that results from losing something

Usage: his loss of credibility led to his resignation; losing him is no great deprivation

Similar words: disadvantage

Definition: the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position

Synonyms: privation, neediness, deprivation, want

Definition: a state of extreme poverty

Similar words: poverty, poorness, impoverishment

Definition: the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions

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