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deprivation

  

      n  
1    an act or instance of depriving  
2    the state of being deprived  
social deprivation, a cycle of deprivation and violence     


sensory deprivation  
      n     (Psychol)   an experimental situation in which all stimulation is cut off from the sensory receptors  
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deprivation

  
1    denial, deprival, dispossession, divestment, expropriation, removal, withdrawal, withholding  
2    destitution, detriment, disadvantage, distress, hardship, need, privation, want  

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