Meaning of depravation in English:

depravation

Pronunciation /dɛprəˈveɪʃ(ə)n/

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noun

See deprave

‘Permanently tormented by pain, the depravations of peasant life slowly take their toll on him, forcing his wife and daughter to play a more central role in caring for the family.’
  • ‘Normally, high teenage pregnancy rates are associated with areas of depravation.’
  • ‘They suspected before they began that sleep depravation, smoking, extra jobs and a social life all contributed to a lack of concentration.’
  • ‘He left fairly comfortable circumstances to sail 12,000 miles and suffered hardship and depravation.’
  • ‘Really extreme sleep depravation brings hallucinations and difficulty speaking and moving.’