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synonyms for underprivileged

  • depressed
  • deprived
  • destitute
  • disadvantaged
  • handicapped
  • impoverished
  • indigent
  • needy
  • badly off
  • down and out
  • hapless
  • hard up
  • have-not
  • ill-fated
  • ill-starred
  • in dire straits
  • in need
  • in want
  • unfortunate
  • unlucky
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antonyms for underprivileged

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  • prosperous
  • rich
  • wealthy
  • privileged
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How to use underprivileged in a sentence

There are millions of eager, young college graduates right now that would jump at the chance to make a difference in the world by mentoring underprivileged students—especially if they can get paid for their work.
AMERICAN STUDENTS NEED HELP THROUGH THE PANDEMIC, AND THE U.K.’S TUTORING PROGRAM COULD BE A MODELJAKE METHJANUARY 13, 2021FORTUNE
For Goldberg in particular, he recognizes that with each visit and mentorship with underprivileged kids that his nonprofit facilitates, he has grown on a personal and professional level.
REGGIE FILS-AIMÉ SPENDS HIS RETIREMENT HELPING UNDERPRIVILEGED YOUTHSELISE FAVISJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
He also co-founded a nonprofit, Lincoln Hills Cares, that provides outdoor opportunities for Colorado’s underprivileged youth.
A DODGY DEAL HELPED MAKE HIM A BILLIONAIRE. IT WORKED, UNTIL NOW.PETER WHORISKEY, YEGANEH TORBATI, KEITH L. ALEXANDERNOVEMBER 9, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Climate justice is a term and a movement that acknowledges the negative social, economic and public health effects of climate change on underprivileged populations.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: GÓMEZ AND JACOBS ON THE GREEN NEW DEAL, CLIMATE INJUSTICE AND MOREMACKENZIE ELMEROCTOBER 12, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The agency is doling out $20 billion to Internet service providers who can connect customers in rural and underprivileged areas.
ELON MUSK’S SPACEX INTERNET SERVICE, STARLINK, OFFICIALLY REVEALS DOWNLOAD SPEEDSAARON PRESSMANSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
I never met the Baron, but I want the public to know what great work he did for an underprivileged group.
DAVID LANNARCK, MIDGETGEORGE S. HARNEY
Do you recall that in 1949 you were a leader and counselor to underprivileged children, a children's club group in Columbus, Ohio?
WARREN COMMISSION (9 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. IX (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
It was exactly as you have described it, a group of underprivileged children.
WARREN COMMISSION (9 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. IX (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
The rude forefathers are not primarily presented as underprivileged.
AN ELEGY WROTE IN A COUNTRY CHURCH YARD (1751) AND THE ETON COLLEGE MANUSCRIPTTHOMAS GRAY
There was the day he went upstate on an outing for underprivileged boys and went fishing for the first time.
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WORDS RELATED TO UNDERPRIVILEGED

  • arrested
  • behind
  • checked
  • delayed
  • dense
  • dull
  • feeble-minded
  • imbecile
  • late
  • moronic
  • stupid
  • subnormal
  • underdeveloped
  • underprivileged
  • undeveloped
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