Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun deprivation

3 senses of deprivation

Sense 1
privation, want, deprivation, neediness -- (a state of extreme poverty)
       => poverty, poorness, impoverishment -- (the state of having little or no money and few or no material possessions)

Sense 2
loss, deprivation -- (the disadvantage that results from losing something; "his loss of credibility led to his resignation"; "losing him is no great deprivation")
       => disadvantage -- (the quality of having an inferior or less favorable position)

Sense 3
privation, deprivation -- (act of depriving someone of food or money or rights; "nutritional privation"; "deprivation of civil rights")
       => social control -- (control exerted (actively or passively) by group action)

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