1. a state of extreme poverty

Similar word(s): neediness, privation, want

Definition categories: state, impoverishment, poorness, poverty

2. the disadvantage that results from losing something

- losing him is no great deprivation

Similar word(s): loss

Definition categories: attribute, disadvantage

3. act of depriving someone of food or money or rights

- deprivation of civil rights

Similar word(s): privation

Definition categories: act

Sentences with deprivation as a noun:

- He was suffering from deprivation of sleep.