- the act of depriving.
- the fact of being deprived.
- dispossession; loss.
- removal from ecclesiastical office.
- an act or instance of depriving
- the state of being deprivedsocial deprivation; a cycle of deprivation and violence
n.mid-15c., “removal from office or position,” from Medieval Latin deprivationem (nominative deprivatio), noun of action from past participle stem of deprivare (see deprive). n.
- The absence, loss, or withholding of something needed.