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

Privation \Pri*va"tion\ (pr[-i]*v[=a]"sh[u^]n), noun [L. privatio: cf. F. privation. See {Private}.]

1. The act of depriving, or taking away; hence, the depriving of rank or office; degradation in rank; deprivation. --Bacon.

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.

Evil will be known by consequence, as being only a privation, or absence, of good. --South.

Privation mere of light and absent day. --Milton.

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

privation

noun

1: a state of extreme poverty [syn: {privation}, {want}, {deprivation}, {neediness}]

2: act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights" [syn: {privation}, {deprivation}]


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