dep·ri·va·tion /ˌdɛprəˈveʃən ||ˌdiˌpraɪ-/
de·pri·va·tion /ˌdɛprəˈveʃən, ˌdɪˌpraɪ-/ 名詞
1. The act of depriving, dispossessing, or bereaving; the act of deposing or divesting of some dignity.
2. The state of being deprived; privation; loss; want; bereavement.
3. Eccl. Law the taking away from a clergyman his benefice, or other spiritual promotion or dignity.
Note: ☞ Deprivation may be a beneficio or ab officio; the first takes away the living, the last degrades and deposes from the order.
n 1: a state of extreme poverty [syn: privation, want]
2: the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his
loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him
is no great deprivation" [syn: loss]
3: act of depriving someone of food or money or rights;
"nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights"