[ UK /dɪpɹˈa‍ɪvd/ ]
[ US /dɪˈpɹaɪvd/ ]
  1. marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences
    boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law
    a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity
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How To Use deprived In A Sentence

  • Nutritionally deprived children experience more health problems than food-secure children including anemia, weight loss, colds, and infections.
  • It has become axiomatic in this country that children from deprived areas are destined to fail educationally.
  • Dio Cassius can scarcely be mistaken when he says that Tyre and Sidon were "enslaved" -- i.e. deprived of freedom -- by Augustus, [14477] who must certainly have revoked the privilege originally granted by Pompey. History of Phoenicia
  • This year is the centennial for a treaty under which Japan deprived Korea of its power to conduct foreign affairs, a prelude to Japan's annexation of the Korean Peninsula in 1910.
  • I asked him if he felt emotionally or materially deprived because there were no more dinosaurs or brontosauruses -'And what did he say? YESTERDAY'S SHADOW
  • In an act of petty vindictiveness she was deprived of the title of Her Royal Highness.
  • In the oxygen-deprived nightmare that is Nordic skiing, it helps to be a freak of nature.
  • If that is the case, my client was deprived of the chance of an acquittal on the murder count.
  • Defy the tempest & the storm deride is not in the original nor is it good. ποθος [19] is hardly fierce desire — & all such expressions of ram-cat raptures are bad. by the by she a dark lanthern might have deprived us of this poem. your storm is very good — zounds I sweat at the bare idea of the Letter 138
  • He said he was beaten with an axe handle or cane, deprived of sleep, and struck on the soles of his feet until they were covered in blisters.
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