1. [ noun ] the disadvantage that results from losing something
Synonyms: loss

"his loss of credibility led to his resignation" or "losing him is no great deprivation"

Related terms: disadvantage
2. [ noun ] a state of extreme poverty
Synonyms: want privation
Related terms: poverty dispossess
3. [ noun ] act of depriving someone of food or money or rights
Synonyms: privation

"nutritional privation" "deprivation of civil rights"

Related terms: social_control starvation pauperization dispossess
Similar spelling:   deprived_of