deprivation


deprivation
dep|ri|va|tion [ˌdeprıˈveıʃən] n [C usually plural, U]
the lack of something that you need in order to be healthy, comfortable, or happy
Sleep deprivation can result in mental disorders.
social/economic/emotional etc deprivation
Low birth weight is related to economic deprivation.
deprivation of
the deprivations of prison life

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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