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privation

  

      n  
1    loss or lack of the necessities of life, such as food and shelter  
2    hardship resulting from this  
3    the state of being deprived  
4      (Logic, obsolete)   the absence from an object of what ordinarily or naturally belongs to such objects  
     (C14: from Latin privatio deprivation)  
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privation

  
  
destitution, distress, hardship, indigence, lack, loss, misery, necessity, need, neediness, penury, poverty, suffering, want  

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