Results for privation

Definitions of privation:

part of speech: noun

State of being deprived of something, esp. of what is necessary for comfort: destitution: hardship: absence of any quality.

part of speech: noun

The state of being deprived of something, particularly in necessaries of life; hardship; absence in general.

part of speech: noun

The state of being without, or of wanting, something; a lack of the necessaries of life; absence or loss of a quality.

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