Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Marked by deprivation, especially of economic or social necessities.
  • adjective Lacking in advantage, opportunity, or experience.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental or social influences.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Subject to deprivation; poor.
  • verb Past participle of deprive

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences

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Examples

  • Civil War period, you had the white people who were terribly poor and what you call deprived now, but none of them ever knew that word and didn't have that

    Oral History Interview with Lucy Somerville Howorth, June 20, 22, and 23, 1975. Interview G-0028. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007)

  • Dr. LACEY: And in some cases, people even change what they eat, because many times, what you'll see in a person who's sleep deprived is they will tend to snack more on high-carb types of foods and snacks in order to kind of buttress their general energy level in an attempt to kind of self-stimulate and keep themselves more awake.

    Does Sleep (Or Lack Of It) Affect Weight Loss?

  • While Clarke argued that educational reforms under the coalition government had abandoned Labour's aim to improve standards in deprived areas, the education secretary, Michael Gove, speaking at the same event, said Labour had vacated the centre ground and would find it hard to be re-elected.

    Charles Clarke accuses coalition of incompetence

  • But more than ever we need to get kids in deprived areas – actually in any area – involved in sport.

    Gareth Southgate

  • Dr. LACEY: And in some cases, people even change what they eat, because many times, what you'll see in a person who's sleep deprived is they will tend to snack more on high-carb types of foods and snacks in order to kind of buttress their general energy level in an attempt to kind of self-stimulate and keep themselves more awake.

    Does Sleep (Or Lack Of It) Affect Weight Loss?

  • Dr. LACEY: And in some cases, people even change what they eat, because many times, what you'll see in a person who's sleep deprived is they will tend to snack more on high-carb types of foods and snacks in order to kind of buttress their general energy level in an attempt to kind of self-stimulate and keep themselves more awake.

    Does Sleep (Or Lack Of It) Affect Weight Loss?

  • The report praised the work of some state schools in deprived areas, which had instituted much more rigorous discipline and, as a result, had seen a marked increase in standards.

    Ofsted: Schools Should Go Back to Basics

  • Dr. LACEY: And in some cases, people even change what they eat, because many times, what you'll see in a person who's sleep deprived is they will tend to snack more on high-carb types of foods and snacks in order to kind of buttress their general energy level in an attempt to kind of self-stimulate and keep themselves more awake.

    Does Sleep (Or Lack Of It) Affect Weight Loss?

  • The report praised the work of some state schools in deprived areas, which had instituted much more rigorous discipline and, as a result, had seen a marked increase in standards.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Dr. LACEY: And in some cases, people even change what they eat, because many times, what you'll see in a person who's sleep deprived is they will tend to snack more on high-carb types of foods and snacks in order to kind of buttress their general energy level in an attempt to kind of self-stimulate and keep themselves more awake.

    Does Sleep (Or Lack Of It) Affect Weight Loss?

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