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deprived Explained

deprived at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


deprived at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj not having the things that are necessary for a comfortable or happy life// -- Deprived children tend to do less well at school.// deprived areas/neighbourhoods etc (=where a lot of deprived people live) // --our deprived inner cities//

deprived at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "deprived":
badly off, beggared, beggarly, bereaved, bereft, depressed,
destitute, disadvantaged, fatherless, fleeced, ghettoized,
impoverished, in need, in rags, in want, indigent, mendicant,
motherless, necessitous, needy, on relief, orphan, orphaned,
out at elbows, parentless, pauperized, poor, poverty-stricken,
starveling, stripped, underprivileged, widowed

deprived at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

without enough food, education, and all the things that are necessary for people to live a happy and comfortable life:
a deprived childhood / background / area * economically / emotionally / socially deprived

Deprived at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Deprive \De*prive"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Deprived}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Depriving}.] [LL. deprivare, deprivatium, to divest
of office; L. de- + privare to bereave, deprive: cf. OF.
depriver. See {Private}.]
1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy. [Obs.]

'Tis honor to deprive dishonored life. --Shak.

2. To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from
possessing; to debar; to shut out from; -- with a remoter
object, usually preceded by of.

God hath deprived her of wisdom. --Job xxxix.

It was seldom that anger deprived him of power over
himself. --Macaulay.

3. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity,
especially ecclesiastical.

A miniser deprived for inconformity. --Bacon.

Syn: To strip; despoil; rob; abridge.

deprived at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

adj : marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life
or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood
that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off
charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein
the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral
degradation, and disregard for law" [syn: {disadvantaged}]

deprived at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: en-ad » j
  • Subject to deprivation; poor.

    Derived terms

    * deprivedly


    Inter: trans-top » subject to deprivation
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|köyhä

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|dépouillé

    Inter: trans-botto » m


    1. Inter: past participle of » deprive

    Translation: de » deprived
    Translation: et » deprived
    Translation: fr » deprived
    Translation: ko » deprived
    Translation: li » deprived
    Translation: hu » deprived
    Translation: mg » deprived
    Translation: my » deprived
    Translation: sv » deprived
    Translation: vi » deprived