We had escaped gloom and privation and would wake up in a place where food and warmth were available down the street.
Possible redemption comes in the form of Orlando (Jeremy Renner), a magician determined to save Ewa from a live of privation.
It was plain that she was, whether from fatigue and privation alone, or from illness also, in a helpless state.
We went on a short allowance; and suffered a good deal by the privation.
He had been well reared, with fine and delicate tastes, and accustomed to money; and privation was very bitter to him.
It was not the dread of failure and privation which troubled him.
Saturn produces death by privation and obstructions, by chills and colds.
I had been accustomed from the beginning to dryness and privation.
A very singular place, and if we could get home safe at last, it would be worth a little trouble and privation to have seen it.
No privation was too great, no work too unaccustomed for them to undergo.
mid-14c., "action of depriving," from Old French privacion and directly from Latin privationem (nominative privatio) "a taking away," noun of action from past participle stem of privare "deprive" (see private (adj.)). Meaning "want of life's comforts or of some necessity" is attested from 1790.