depredation vs deprivation

depredation deprivation


  • 1) A raid or predatory attack
  • 2) An act of consuming agricultural resources (crops, livestock), especially as plunder.
  • 3) Damage or loss; ravage.
  • 4) A predatory attack; a raid.
  • 5) The act of depredating, or the state of being depredated; the act of despoiling or making inroads.
  • 6) Waste; consumption.
  • 7) In Scots law, the offense of driving away numbers of cattle or other beasts by the masterful force of armed persons: otherwise called hership.
  • 8) The act of plundering; a robbing; a pillaging.


  • 1) followed by “of” lack
  • 2) uncountable The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
  • 3) countable The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
  • 4) countable The taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.
  • 5) The act or an instance of depriving; loss.
  • 6) The condition of being deprived; privation.
  • 7) A removal of rank or office.
  • 8) (Eccl. Law) the taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.
  • 9) The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
  • 10) The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
  • 11) The act of depriving; a taking away.
  • 12) Degradation from office, rank, or position; deposition: now used chiefly of the deposition of a bishop or other clergyman.
  • 13) The state of being deprived; loss; want; bereavement.


  • 1) However, the Department of Fish and Game does issue what are known as depredation permits which allows the killing of these animals under certain conditions, usually when they pose a danger to livestock or people.
  • 2) As the pasture in which Black Bruin had committed his depredation was a mile from the settler's house and not often visited except to salt the young stock kept in it, the real offender was not discovered, although it was apparent to the farmer that the heifer had been attacked by some wild beast.
  • 3) The wolves have come back in numbers better than anticipated, and ranchers have lobbied for a return of sport hunting, to keep the wolf population numbers down and minimize "depredation"-that's cow-country jargon for "killing cattle."
  • 4) Even the "depredation" of private manuscript collections in the
  • 5) We of the civilized world are not apt to attach much credit to the latter species of exploits; but horse-stealing is well-known as an avenue to distinction on the prairies, and the other kind of depredation is esteemed equally meritorious.
  • 6) Far be it from me to advocate eating Hostess cupcakes: they symbolize the industrial depredation of anything homemade, the triumph of Big Baking Brother (perhaps in his death throes: Interstate Bakeries, the company that makes them, Twinkies, and Wonder Bread, has been in bankruptcy since 2004).
  • 7) Hayek may have underestimated the power of the democratic impulse to restrain the more extreme forms of government depredation, but Hayek never put any sort of time frame on his predictions.
  • 8) I am hearing bits and pieces blaming the increasing bear population for the decrease in deer via fawn depredation but I'm not necessarily convinced.
  • 9) I have a lot of mixed feelings, but mostly, I would like to see some serious depredation on the wolves - to get them back down to the original numbers FWS promised to maintain - not ten times more than that.
  • 10) ‘Also at risk, as much from further delays as from the operations themselves, is the supply of humanitarian aid to the refugees who are already suffering from the depredations of the attacks.’
  • 11) ‘The insurrectionists that we have oft complained of late have grown more bold in their depredations, attacking ever nearer to our palace.’
  • 12) ‘Property rather than the people themselves were the victims of his depredations but his attacks were aimed just as much at the civil will as the morale of Confederate soldiers.’
  • 13) ‘Always, always in war there were too few of heroic stature, to counter the depredations of tyrants and monsters.’
  • 14) ‘There is an old theory which says that populations which are the most under-privileged and suffer most from the depredations of poverty are most likely to see war against an external enemy as an antidote and a release.’
  • 15) ‘They preyed on roe deer, red deer, and wild boar, but were also much loathed and dreaded for their depredations against livestock, especially sheep.’
  • 16) ‘Into this special domain went winter coats and wool items to be protected against the depredations of moths, silver fish, and their ilk.’
  • 17) ‘Not all things disappear with dramatic suddenness and it might be decades before the various depredations to which wild life is exposed begin to have a noticeable effect.’
  • 18) ‘Remember how, in response to the depredations of bandits, the villagers hired as protectors seven itinerant warriors.’
  • 19) ‘The otter is supposed to have been in the district for some time, for depredations that are now being laid to his charge have been going on for some considerable period.’
  • 20) ‘The high casualty rate among smaller birds can be partly attributed to the depredations of their natural predators, the sparrow hawk and kestrel.’
  • 21) ‘Forget the background of the two, forget their previous depredations and concentrate only on the trial and its end result.’
  • 22) ‘The gangs are reported to have used racial taunts during their depredations.’
  • 23) ‘Then the victims of our depredations worldwide need to believe and participate in the making of a better world for them and us.’
  • 24) ‘What are we going to do to defend ourselves from illegal civil liberties depredations?’
  • 25) ‘Livestock can be insured against leopard depredations, so losses can be compensated.’
  • 26) ‘Despite protective laws and natural - park status, the depredations continued.’
  • 27) ‘Of course, his method of limiting the depredations of crime upon society differed dramatically from ours.’
  • 28) ‘For years, the gardens have been suffering from the depredations of the little pests.’
  • 29) ‘Another way is to control deer depredations passively, with deer-proof fencing or the planting of ornamental plants unpalatable to deer.’


  • 1) Long-term sleep deprivation has been linked to weight gain and cancer.
  • 2) Sleep deprivation is one of the most acute problems in the armed forces.
  • 3) Being a parent is a lifetime of sleep deprivation.
  • 4) My daughter has caused me 14 years of sleep deprivation.
  • 5) He copes well with the sleep deprivation and hardship but the lack of company for more than ten weeks is always a struggle.
  • 6) It was the deprivation of life and the process of dying.
  • 7) Its use as a punishment which consists of the deprivation of liberty was not regarded as sufficient.
  • 8) The human brain has not faced sleep deprivation before.
  • 9) The security services used harsh methods of sensory deprivation against prisoners.
  • 10) The same applies in areas of social deprivation.
  • 11) Or is it a joyous message about beauty in the face of deprivation?
  • 12) Prisoners can also be kept in conditions of physical discomfort and subjected to sensory deprivation.
  • 13) The sleep deprivation is what worries me.
  • 14) Knowing what worry and deprivation we face should mean more consideration not less.
  • 15) It was like a sensory deprivation chamber.
  • 16) Studies show that sleep deprivation visibly alters brain activity.
  • 17) That does not mean that anyone who has suffered the deprivation of liberty becomes a friend of liberty.
  • 18) The purpose or reason for the measure was irrelevant when considering whether it constituted objective deprivation of liberty.
  • 19) It was designed to effect retribution through the deprivation of liberty and the physical endurance of hard labour.
  • 20) One sign of corruption was the readiness to follow fashion by attributing poverty and deprivation to insufficient public expenditure on social welfare.
  • 21) They took into account whether parents smoked, upbringing and social deprivation.
  • 22) Yet huge swathes of poverty, deprivation and overcrowding still persist.
  • 23) Singer sets out this point systematically thus: suffering caused by deprivation is bad.
  • 24) Schools giving free school meals are a reasonable indicator of social deprivation, so that was one.
  • 25) But their property dream has turned into a nightmare of poverty, deprivation and ill health.
  • 26) The two-month expedition sees them stare death in the face as they battle freezing weather, avalanches and oxygen deprivation.
  • 27) While I have a great deal of respect for this approach and its founder, for me this seemed like a life of deprivation.
  • 28) Promoted to Headline (H3) on 5/10/09: 'Sleep deprivation': Euphemism and CIA torture of choice yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '\'Sleep deprivation\': Euphemism and CIA torture of choice '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: "Sleep deprivation," as used by the CIA in its enhanced interrogation program included being shackled to the floor and ceiling for days on end, adding to the torment.
  • 29) Lief and Zarin-Ackerman 1980 noted synonyms for the term deprivation: “disadvantaged, high risk, culturally poor, disorganized and crisis oriented.”
  • 30) For the woman denied access, the deprivation is absolute: Either a woman can get a safe and legal abortion, or she cannot.
  • 31) Gross overconsumption of material benefits by foreign interlopers in a community suffering deprivation is an exquisitely perfect sin and the subject of much ironic humor.
  • 32) Sure, the idea of curing sleep deprivation is all right, but what happens if the user has claustrophobia?
  • 33) Sleep deprivation is torture – I knew those all nighters at the law firm were human rights abuses!!!
  • 34) These numbers are likely to change somewhat as Census refines its measure, but they need to change quite a bit to be consistent with what most data tells us about geographic differences in deprivation, and what state-level social and economic policies work best in reducing poverty.
  • 35) ‘For eight years the accused knew hardship, but their ills largely went beyond deprivations of a material order.’
  • 36) ‘Consequently, I have the utmost respect for all those who served in the war and suffered its deprivations.’
  • 37) ‘Some may have suffered the deprivations, or fought in the Second World War.’
  • 38) ‘It's a thriller about courage and ingenuity during the escape, and deprivations Vili survived before being saved by a farming family across the Austrian border.’
  • 39) ‘The German people also had suffered from the deprivations of war, and the restrictions placed on Germany after World War I caused more pain and suffering.’
  • 40) ‘This only makes those accounts that detail the terrible hardships, deprivations, and dangers more effective.’
  • 41) ‘Those working in convalescent hospitals, away from the front lines, also suffered the deprivations of war.’
  • 42) ‘They are suffering the same deprivations as the demonstrators.’
  • 43) ‘Communities still recovering from the hardships of war found themselves forced back into wartime deprivations.’
  • 44) ‘Corruption causes massive human deprivations and creates sudden and extreme income inequalities.’
  • 45) ‘A great many of us can remember, though we were children at the time, the deprivations of the 1939-45 war, when everyone was urged to ‘dig for victory’ to enable us to feed ourselves.’
  • 46) ‘The goal has to include rapid reduction of today's deprivations, while making sure that whatever is achieved today can be sustained in the future.’
  • 47) ‘He's juxtaposed cartoonish fantasy with the most painful and revealing details of his childhood deprivations and wrecked marriage.’
  • 48) ‘Children played in the rubble in the streets, but in spite of their many deprivations people, especially children, were pleasant and cheerful.’
  • 49) ‘Most people come to parenthood with a determination to spare their children the deprivations and chastisements of their own youth.’
  • 50) ‘There are holes in the material and it is roughly stitched together, its shabbiness evoking the deprivations of post-war Europe.’
  • 51) ‘He claimed that he and his new bride Dymphna suffered material deprivation when they were first in England.’
  • 52) ‘However, the state of deprivation of his possessions has continued.’
  • 53) ‘The analysis of 32,482 neighbourhoods used 37 deprivation indicators to calculate the quality of life.’
  • 54) ‘However, the condition was held to be unreasonable because it amounted to the deprivation of property without proper compensation.’
  • 55) ‘Sleep and food deprivation, along with the forced adoption of extremely uncomfortable postures for hours on end, do the trick.’
  • 56) ‘For example, one grantee is studying how developing nerve cells in the fetal brain respond to prolonged oxygen deprivation.’
  • 57) ‘How can humans tolerate extreme oxygen deprivation at very high altitudes?’
  • 58) ‘The sensory deprivation provided by the loss of any visual data can be unnerving.’
  • 59) ‘Short-term food deprivation both standardized and maximized the motivation of individuals to compete for food resources during dominance trials.’
  • 60) ‘The women experienced food deprivation, beatings, physical restraint and were forced to live in guarded barracks.’
  • 61) ‘The group supports the view that nature deprivation is at the root of an increasing number of mental disorders today.’
  • 62) ‘He notes a case where a user inhaled the gas from a mask directly attached to a medical gas tank, lost consciousness, and subsequently died from oxygen deprivation.’
  • 63) ‘During that time away, he decided to quit his photography job and pursue a Ph.D.—a decision his wife attributed to high-altitude oxygen deprivation.’
  • 64) ‘A fear of water deprivation or perhaps the memory of the effects of drought-induced scarcity underpinned many of the documented water disputes.’
  • 65) ‘A combination of severe resource deprivation and military conservatism inhibited the army from developing a modern force.’
  • 66) ‘Nutrition deprivation also works wonders on making people more open to suggestion.’
  • 67) ‘A fast is food deprivation for a set amount of time, and no one is supposed to die.’
  • 68) ‘Because they're designed for automobiles, today's cities are leading to a life-threatening level of exercise deprivation.’
  • 69) ‘The condition causes the excretion of calcium and potassium in the urine and may harm the bones and kidneys if carb deprivation is unchecked.’
  • 70) ‘Cornelius was put to the torture and on August 19 sentenced to deprivation of his offices and banishment.’
  • 71) ‘In 1619 he narrowly escaped deprivation of his office for not taking the sacrament in conformity to the five articles of Perth.’
  • 72) ‘The suspension of his pay and subsistence was no deprivation of his office, any more than shaking off the apples is cutting down the tree.’
  • 73) ‘Strange rumours were afloat respecting the conduct of Charles; none of which, it is to be presumed, met the Baron's ears, or assuredly the deprivation of his office would have followed.’
  • 74) ‘No one is allowed to threaten anyone with imprisonment or deprivation of his office; for faith is the gift of God.’

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