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deprived

[dih-prahyvd] /dɪˈpraɪvd/
adjective
1.
marked by deprivation; lacking the necessities of life, as adequate food and shelter:
a deprived childhood.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; deprive + -ed2
Related forms
self-deprived, adjective
undeprived, adjective
Can be confused
depraved, deprived.
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British Dictionary definitions for self-deprived

deprived

/dɪˈpraɪvd/
adjective
1.
lacking adequate food, shelter, education, etc: deprived inner-city areas
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Word Origin and History for self-deprived

deprived

adj.

1550s, "dispossessed," past participle adjective from deprive. As a euphemism for the condition of children who lack a stable home life, by 1945.

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