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synonyms for deprivation

  • destitution
  • hardship
  • privation
  • denial
  • detriment
  • disadvantage
  • dispossession
  • distress
  • divestiture
  • expropriation
  • loss
  • removal
  • seizure
  • want
  • withdrawal
  • withholding
  • deprival
  • divestment
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antonyms for deprivation

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  • advantage
  • benefit
  • gain
  • profit
  • bestowal
  • endowment
  • giving
  • indulgence
  • offer
  • offering
  • presentation
  • supply
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How to use deprivation in a sentence

That finding offered a window into the effects of long-term parental deprivation on stress responses.
PUBERTY CAN REPAIR THE BRAIN’S STRESS RESPONSES AFTER HARDSHIP EARLY IN LIFEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
To single out the effects of early hardship, Gunnar needed children who had started life in deprivation but then moved into healthy, supportive environments after infancy.
PUBERTY CAN REPAIR THE BRAIN’S STRESS RESPONSES AFTER HARDSHIP EARLY IN LIFEESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 28, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
To study these effects, Gunnar needed children who had felt deprivation in infancy, then moved into healthy, supportive homes.
PUBERTY MAY REBOOT THE BRAIN AND BEHAVIORSESTHER LANDHUISAUGUST 27, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In fact, control rats managed to sleep about 70% as much as they normally would, suffering only mild sleep deprivation.
WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The first studies to investigate total sleep deprivation had a maniacal quality to them.
WHY SLEEP DEPRIVATION KILLSVERONIQUE GREENWOODJUNE 4, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
It is astonishing how deeply I felt this deprivation, and how much more horrible my solitude now appeared.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
They could, besides, be judged from the standpoint of deprivation, comparing them to each other as if they contained some form.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
By this one deprivation his contact with man had ruined him for the life of nature.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The only punishment suffered in these cases is the deprivation of the power of seeing fairies, or banishment from their society.
THE SCIENCE OF FAIRY TALESEDWIN SIDNEY HARTLAND
It would be hard to imagine any deprivation greater than that to which this misfortune condemned the explorers.
THE LIFE OF KIT CARSONEDWARD S. ELLIS
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WORDS RELATED TO DEPRIVATION

  • affliction
  • deprivation
  • distress
  • misfortune
  • sorrow
  • tribulation
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