DEPRIVATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEPRIVATION
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  poverty; removal of rank or office; taking away
Classic Sentence: (89 in 6 pages)
1  Noirtier; I will suffer, without complaint, the pecuniary deprivation to which he has subjected me; but I shall remain firm in my determination, and the world shall see which party has reason on his side.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
2  War romances, war weddings, deaths in hospitals and on the field, incidents of camp and battle and march, gallantry, cowardice, humor, sadness, deprivation and hope.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVII
3  Bishop of a mountain diocese, living so very close to nature, in rusticity and deprivation, it appeared that he imported among these eminent personages, ideas which altered the temperature of the assembly.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XI—A RESTRICTION
4  Two days passed in this manner before he was able to speak, and I often feared that his sufferings had deprived him of understanding.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Letter 4
5  For this I had deprived myself of rest and health.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 5
6  But I scarcely observed this; rage and hatred had at first deprived me of utterance, and I recovered only to overwhelm him with words expressive of furious detestation and contempt.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 10
7  They remained confined for five months before the trial took place, the result of which deprived them of their fortune and condemned them to a perpetual exile from their native country.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
8  When the news reached Leghorn that Felix was deprived of his wealth and rank, the merchant commanded his daughter to think no more of her lover, but to prepare to return to her native country.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 14
9  They retired and I turned towards my friend, but he was sunk in languor and almost deprived of life.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
10  His imprudence had made her miserable for a while; but it seemed to have deprived himself of all chance of ever being otherwise.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 23
11  'I do not,' said Mr. Micawber, 'regret my hair, and I may have been deprived of it for a specific purpose.'
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 36. ENTHUSIASM
12  Woman is deprived of rights from lack of education, and the lack of education results from the absence of rights.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 10
13  He felt disgraced, humiliated, guilty, and deprived of all possibility of washing away his humiliation.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 4: Chapter 18
14  The feeling of triumph and radiant happiness flooded her soul more and more as the ceremony went on, and deprived her of all power of attention.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In PART 5: Chapter 6
15  For careful reflection will show that had Rome been deprived of her freedom as Athens was, she would not have been a whit more tender to her citizens.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XXVIII.
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  Poverty and deprivation are by no means confined to the north of the country.
2  Sleep deprivation can result in mental disorders.
3  Millions more suffer from serious sleep deprivation caused by long work hours.
4  Psychoanalysts tend to regard both sadism and masochism as arising from childhood deprivation.
5  I stand before you today as the citizen of a country that has had nothing but disaster, war, brutality and deprivation against its people for so many years.
6  The prisoners were brutalized and deprived of basic rights.
7  Walter argues that the Convention guarantees compensation whenever a citizen is deprived of property.
8  The criminals were deprived of their civil rights.
9  Some addicts suffer violent mood swings if deprived of the drug.
10  He claimed that he had been deprived of his freedom/rights.
11  They heard sob-stuff from one man about his deprived childhood in an institution.
12  The rule of the strongest and most ruthless is what happens when honest citizens are deprived of the right and ability to defend themselves.
13  After all the trouble of wooing and wedding, you found yourself deprived in an instant of wife and of fortune.
14  But another conservative paper said it was tantamount to a declaration of war to deprive a country of its right to nuclear technology.
15  Oh, no! Mason will not defy me; nor, knowing it, will he hurt me--but, not intentionally, he might in a moment, by one careless word, deprive me, if not of life, yet forever of happiness.