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deprived

adjective

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kept from having the necessities of life or a healthful environment
  • a program to help deprived children

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deprived

verb
past tense of deprive

Synonyms & Antonyms of deprived (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to take something away from
  • working those long hours was depriving him of his sleep

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2 to remove from a position of prominence or power (as a throne)
  • a prince who had been deprived after those who opposed the monarchy came to power

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The first known use of deprived was circa 1552

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“Deprived.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/deprived. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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