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

2 senses of privation

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
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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