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Privation

Pri`va´tion   Pronunciation: prî`vā´shŭn
n.1.The act of depriving, or taking away; hence, the depriving of rank or office; degradation in rank; deprivation.
2.The state of being deprived or destitute of something, especially of something required or desired; destitution; need; as, to undergo severe privations.
3.The condition of being absent; absence; negation.
Privation mere of light and absent day.
- Milton.
Noun1.privation - a state of extreme poverty
Synonyms: deprivation, want
2.privation - act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"
Synonyms: deprivation
abridgment, bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, bereavement, cost, curtailment, damage, dead loss, dearth, debit, default, defect, denial, denudation, deprivation, deprivement, despoilment, destruction, detriment, disburdening, disburdenment, disentitlement, dispossession, distress, divestment, empty purse, expense, forfeit, forfeiture, grinding poverty, gripe, hand-to-mouth existence, hardship, homelessness, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, injury, lack, loser, losing, losing streak, loss, mendicancy, misery, mislaying, misplacement, misplacing, miss, moneylessness, necessitousness, neediness, pauperism, pauperization, perdition, pinch, poorness, relieving, robbery, ruin, sacrifice, spoliation, straits, stripping, suffering, taking away, total loss, want
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