No one in America was deprived of seeing Dave Letterman do exactly what he wanted with an 11:35 television program.
deprived of oxygen by the decompression, the flight test crew had to grab for oxygen masks.
These blood substitutes are aimed at getting more oxygen to deprived tissues.
1550s, "dispossessed," past participle adjective from deprive. As a euphemism for the condition of children who lack a stable home life, by 1945.
deprive de·prive (dĭ-prīv')
v. de·prived, de·priv·ing, de·prives
To take something from someone or something.
To keep from possessing or enjoying something.