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Word of the Day 7/12/14 Privation

Privation (noun)
pri·va·tion [prahy-vey-shuhn]


noun
1. lack of the usual comforts or necessaries of life: His life of privation began to affect his health.
2. an instance of this.
3. the act of depriving.
4. the state of being deprived.

Synonyms
1. deprivation, want, need, distress. See hardship.

Origin: 1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French privacion ) < Latin prīvātiōn- (stem of prīvātiō ) a taking away. See private, -ion

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