PRIVATION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of privation
n. hardship; state of extreme poverty
In his youth, he knew hunger and privation.
Sentence in Classic:
Hitherto each individual desire, aroused by suffering or privation, such as hunger, fatigue, thirst, had been satisfied by some bodily function giving pleasure.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
And now without thinking about it he had found that peace and inner harmony only through the horror of death, through privation, and through what he recognized in Karataev.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I observed, upon that closer opportunity of observation, that she was worn and haggard, and that her sunken eyes expressed privation and endurance.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
The people of the town were suffering hardship, privation, sickness and death as severely as the rest of the Confederacy; but Atlanta, the city, had gained rather than lost as a result of the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
His need was to exist, and to move onwards at the greatest possible risk, and with a maximum of privation.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
No one knows all that certain feeble creatures, who have grown old in privation and honesty, can get out of a sou.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo Context
They sat without a fire; but that was a privation familiar even to Fanny, and she suffered the less because reminded by it of the East room.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context