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deprivation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Deprivation  \Dep`ri*va"tion\,  n.  [LL.  deprivatio.] 
  1.  The  act  of  depriving,  dispossessing,  or  bereaving;  the  act 
  of  deposing  or  divesting  of  some  dignity. 
 
  2.  The  state  of  being  deprived;  privation;  loss  want 
  bereavement. 
 
  3.  (Eccl.  Law)  the  taking  away  from  a  clergyman  his  benefice, 
  or  other  spiritual  promotion  or  dignity. 
 
  Note:  Deprivation  may  be  a  beneficio  or  ab  officio;  the  first 
  takes  away  the  living,  the  last  degrades  and  deposes 
  from  the  order 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  deprivation 
  n  1:  a  state  of  extreme  poverty  [syn:  {privation},  {want}] 
  2:  the  disadvantage  that  results  from  losing  something  "his 
  loss  of  credibility  led  to  his  resignation"  or  "losing  him 
  is  no  great  deprivation"  [syn:  {loss}] 
  3:  act  of  depriving  [syn:  {privation}] 




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