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deprived

adjective de·prived

Simple Definition of deprived

  • : not having the things that are needed for a good or healthy life

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of deprived

  1. :  marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or of healthful environmental influences <culturally deprived children>

Examples of deprived in a sentence

  1. The diet allows you to eat small amounts of your favorite foods, so you won't feel deprived.

  2. <deprived children growing up in the slums>



Circa 1552

First Known Use of deprived

circa 1552


DEPRIVED Defined for Kids

deprived

adjective de·prived \di-ˈprīvd\

Definition of deprived for Students

  1. :  not having the things that are needed for a good or healthful life




Law Dictionary

deprived

adjective de·prived

Legal Definition of deprived

  1. :  marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or care in a healthful environment <a deprived child>





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