deprived[ dih-prahyvd ]SEE DEFINITION OF deprived
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEPRIVED
Deprived of slavery, they are like wasps that have lost their stings.
Calderon has deprived you of friends more powerful than himself.
Did you not know that a trick, such as this, has deprived men of reason?
Their kisses, their tears, deprived him of his little remaining strength.
It grieves me to see Germany deprived of such an artist and such a man.
Oh, if I am to be deprived of Imogen, how sweet, how solacing is the thought of death!
Not succeeding, he deprived him of his rank and all his possessions.
I have been deprived long enough of the delights of your society.
It reproached his own idleness and it deprived him of her company.
The pleasure I experience in your society, makes me regret that any one should be deprived of it.
1550s, "dispossessed," past participle adjective from deprive. As a euphemism for the condition of children who lack a stable home life, by 1945.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR DEPRIVED
- burned out
- cut off
- in default
- not good enough
- not up to par
- out of gas
- too little too late