DEPRIVE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DEPRIVE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
deprive
 v.  take something away from someone
Classic Sentence: (89 in 6 pages)
1  It is not the property of which men can deprive us that matters, but the property of which no one on earth can deprive or despoil us.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
2  I had a foreboding that that stain would deprive me of nine-tenths of my personal dignity.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 2: III
3  To this he replied that one should not deprive a wife of one's embraces and gave me to understand that that was my duty.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
4  Everything is done to deprive him of the remains of his reason and to prepare him for his terrible part.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER III
5  For some reason you wish to deprive me of our former friendship.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 16: CHAPTER VI
6  For heaven's sake, Beauchamp," returned Morcerf, "do not deprive me of the merit of introducing him everywhere.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 40. The Breakfast.
7  "But I hope you will not carry your antipathy so far as to deprive me of the pleasure of your company, sir," said Monte Cristo.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 60. The Telegraph.
8  They knew the count's energetic and violent temper; it must be, indeed, a dreadful blow which would deprive him of courage to defend himself.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 86. The Trial.
9  You think I shall deprive you of those three millions," said Danglars; "but do not fear it.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 95. Father and Daughter.
10  Nothing but the serious assurance of his friend Copperfield to the contrary, he observed, could deprive him of the impression that his friend Copperfield loved and was beloved.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
11  I will not deprive you of them.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
12  Bad as this might be, it was anyway better than a rupture, which would put her in a hopeless and shameful position, and deprive him of everything he cared for.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 20
13  The transaction had justified itself by its results: she saw now how absurd it would have been to let any primitive scruple deprive her of this easy means of appeasing her creditors.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
14  They do not give the slaves this time because they would not like to have their work during its continuance, but because they know it would be unsafe to deprive them of it.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
15  But I must deprive myself of this pleasure, and the curious of the gratification which such a statement would afford.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
Example Sentence: (17 in 2 pages)
1  But another conservative paper said it was tantamount to a declaration of war to deprive a country of its right to nuclear technology.
2  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.
3  Never deprive someone of hope; it might be all they have.
4  The prisoners were brutalized and deprived of basic rights.
5  Walter argues that the Convention guarantees compensation whenever a citizen is deprived of property.
6  The criminals were deprived of their civil rights.
7  Some addicts suffer violent mood swings if deprived of the drug.
8  He claimed that he had been deprived of his freedom/rights.
9  They heard sob-stuff from one man about his deprived childhood in an institution.
10  The rule of the strongest and most ruthless is what happens when honest citizens are deprived of the right and ability to defend themselves.
11  After all the trouble of wooing and wedding, you found yourself deprived in an instant of wife and of fortune.
12  Whom God would ruin, he first deprives of reason.
13  Poverty and deprivation are by no means confined to the north of the country.
14  Sleep deprivation can result in mental disorders.
15  Millions more suffer from serious sleep deprivation caused by long work hours.