Synonyms and related words:
abridgment, bare cupboard, bare subsistence, beggarliness, beggary, bereavement, cost, curtailment, damage, dead loss, dearth, debit, default, defect, denial, denudation, deprivation, deprivement, despoilment, destitution, destruction, detriment, disburdening, disburdenment, disentitlement, dispossession, distress, divestment, empty purse, expense, forfeit, forfeiture, grinding poverty, gripe, hand-to-mouth existence, hardship, homelessness, impecuniousness, impoverishment, indigence, injury, lack, loser, losing, losing streak, loss, mendicancy, misery, mislaying, misplacement, misplacing, miss, moneylessness, necessitousness, necessity, need, neediness, pauperism, pauperization, penury, perdition, pinch, poorness, poverty, relieving, robbery, ruin, sacrifice, spoliation, straits, stripping, suffering, taking away, total loss, want

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.


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  • PRIVATION — PRIVATI Confondre manque et privation revient à occulter la distinction soulignée par Kant dans l’Essai pour introduire en philosophie le concept de grandeur négative entre opposition logique et opposition réelle. La connexion logique n’a guère… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • privation — Privation. s. f. v. Manque ou perte d un bien, d un avantage qu on devroit avoir. La privation de la veuë. la privation de l oüie. il est dans une privation de toutes choses. Aristote reconnoist trois principes des choses naturelles, la forme, la …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Privation — Pri*va tion (pr[ i]*v[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. privatio: cf. F. privation. See {Private}.] 1. The act of depriving, or taking away; hence, the depriving of rank or office; degradation in rank; deprivation. Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. The state of being… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • privation — Privation, Priuatio, Viduitas. Privation de quelque chose chere, comme quand la femme a perdu son mary, le pere ses enfans, Orbitas. Privation d office, Eiuratio ignominiosa. B …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • Privation — Privation, (v. lat.), 1) Beraubung, Absetzung; 2) einseitige Entziehung eines einer Privatperson zustehenden Rechtes, bes. wenn dieselbe als Strafe eintritt; z.B. bei der Emphyteusis (s.d.), wenn der Emphyteuta sein Recht ohne Anzeige an den… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Privation — (lat.), Beraubung, Entziehung; Privatio beneficii, im Kirchenrechte die Entziehung der Pfründe durch den kanonischen Prozeß als Strafe wegen schwerer Vergehen von Geistlichen; privativ, beraubend, ausschließend; Alpha privativum, s. »A« …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Privation — Privatiōn (lat.), Beraubung, Entziehung; privatīv, beraubend, ausschließend …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Privation — Privation, Beraubung; Mangel; privativ, beraubend, entziehend; abgesondert …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • privation — I noun absence, attachment, bad fortune, bad luck, bankruptcy, beggary, bereavement, confiscation, dearth, deprivation, deprivement, destitution, dispossession, dissipation, distress, divestment, egestas, exhaustion, famine, financial straits,… …   Law dictionary

  • privation — mid 14c., action of depriving, from O.Fr. privacion, from L. privationem (nom. privatio) a taking away, noun of action from pp. stem of privare deprive (see PRIVATE (Cf. private)). Meaning want of life s comforts or of some necessity is attested… …   Etymology dictionary

  • privation — 1 *lack, want, dearth, absence, defect Analogous words: negation, nullification, annulling, abrogation (see corresponding verbs at NULLIFY) 2 *poverty, want, destitution, indigence, penury Analogous words: depletion, draining, exhaustion,… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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