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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Deprive \De*prive"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Deprived}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Depriving}.] [LL. deprivare, deprivatium, to divest of office; L. de- + privare to bereave, deprive: cf. OF. depriver. See {Private}.]

1. To take away; to put an end; to destroy. [Obs.]

'Tis honor to deprive dishonored life. --Shak.

2. To dispossess; to bereave; to divest; to hinder from possessing; to debar; to shut out from; -- with a remoter object, usually preceded by of.

God hath deprived her of wisdom. --Job xxxix. 17.

It was seldom that anger deprived him of power over himself. --Macaulay.

3. To divest of office; to depose; to dispossess of dignity, especially ecclesiastical.

A minister deprived for inconformity. --Bacon.

Syn: To strip; despoil; rob; abridge.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

deprived \deprived\ adjective marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental or social influences; as, a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity; boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law.

Syn: disadvantaged. [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

deprived

adjective

1: marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law" [syn: {deprived}, {disadvantaged}]


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