Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: deprived
IPA transcription: [dɪpɹ'aɪvd]
Pronunciations of deprived
adverb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: deprived, disadvantaged
    Meaning: marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental influences; "a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity"; "boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family life revealed a pattern of neglect, moral degradation, and disregard for law"
Usage examples
  • or is it deprived of all power of creating effect?
  • Doubtless the tone of the words deprived them of any sting.
  • I was thus deprived of the pleasure of seeing, although not of hearing, her sing.
  • It was ignorance of law that for ages deprived humanity of our modern conveniences.
  • Deprived of the objects of both intellect and emotion, he could not proceed to his work.
  • I do not,' said Mr. Micawber, 'regret my hair, and I may have been deprived of it for a specific purpose.
  • And then, though he had visited her, he had not, as far as she was aware, deprived her of a drop of blood.
  • But it is questionable whether he lost anything by being deprived of the ministrations of the backwoods dominies.
  • Cats are greatly sensible of the honour of maternity, and when deprived of their kittens feel very wretched indeed.
  • His victory, by relieving the nation from the strong dread of Popish tyranny, had deprived him of half his influence.
0. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Tower Block of Commons, License CC BY-SA 4.0
1. Word pronunciation is derived from article recording Martin Luther, License CC BY-SA 4.0