deprived

adjective de·prived

Definition of deprived

  1. :  marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or of healthful environmental influences culturally deprived children sleep-deprived parents

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

Origin and Etymology of deprived

see deprive


First Known Use: circa 1552


DEPRIVED Defined for English Language Learners

deprived

adjective de·prived

Definition of deprived for English Language Learners

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


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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