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synonyms for privation

  • hardship
  • destitution
  • disadvantage
  • indigence
  • lack
  • necessity
  • need
  • neediness
  • poverty
  • want
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antonyms for privation

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  • abundance
  • luxury
  • plenty
  • wealth
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How to use privation in a sentence

This last man standing, in the case of both groups, will have to overcome a thousand dangers, face every kind of privation, perhaps migrate to other zones and even evade the hostility of humans.
OUR MOST EFFECTIVE WEAPON IS IMAGINATION - ISSUE 99: UNIVERSALITYGUIDO TONELLIAPRIL 29, 2021NAUTILUS
She was delicate and unaccustomed to privation and discomfort—and the cottage had its disadvantages.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The poor fellow had so weakened his stomach by privation, that he died from eating a good meal given him by a kind friend.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
One had lost all his little store of grain gathered from the gleaning, or bought by great privation for the winter's nourishment.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
The memorial is of bronze, and tells a story of privation and suffering, but of glorious heroism, and victory even in death.
ST. NICHOLAS, VOL. 5, NO. 5, MARCH, 1878VARIOUS
We reconciled ourselves as we might to this privation, and after dining proceeded onward.
EARLY WESTERN TRAVELS 1748-1846, VOLUME XVIVARIOUS
Always these words had seemed to me to demand long-suffering and privation contrary to human nature.
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
It cannot cease being one without experiencing the privation of unity by division into two or three.
PLOTINOS: COMPLETE WORKS, V. 3PLOTINOS (PLOTINUS)
No privation was too great, no work too unaccustomed for them to undergo.
FOUR YEARS IN REBEL CAPITALST. C. DELEON
Man prepares for privation by satiety, and finishes his sins thoroughly before he begins to repent.
LIBRARY NOTESA. P. RUSSELL
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WORDS RELATED TO PRIVATION

  • dearth
  • deficiency
  • drought
  • inadequacy
  • insufficiency
  • lack
  • need
  • omission
  • privation
  • unavailability
  • void
  • want
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