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1. privation

noun. ['praɪˈveɪʃən'] act of depriving someone of food or money or rights.

Synonyms

  • pauperization
  • starvation
  • social control
  • pauperisation
  • starving
  • impoverishment

Antonyms

  • demobilization
  • denationalization
  • mobilization
  • nationalization

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Rhymes with Privation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with privation


1. Noun, singular or mass
They struggle for 10 years to repay the debt, living a life of privation and working overtime.

Quotes about privation


1. The creed which accepts as the foundation of morals, Utility, or the Greatest-Happiness Principle, holds that actions are right in proportion as they tend to promote happiness, wrong as they tend to produce the reverse of happiness. By happiness is intended pleasure, and the absence of pain; by unhappiness, pain, and the privation of pleasure.
- John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism

2. privation

noun. ['praɪˈveɪʃən'] a state of extreme poverty.

Synonyms

  • neediness
  • poorness
  • want
  • impoverishment
  • poverty

Antonyms

  • nourished
  • adequacy
  • sufficiency
  • fruitfulness
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