deprived childhood

childhood marked by hardship and need

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • deprived — de|prived [ dı praıvd ] adjective * not having the things that are essential for a comfortable life: deprived children in the inner cities a deprived childhood people living in deprived areas …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • deprived */ — UK [dɪˈpraɪvd] / US adjective not having the things that are essential for a comfortable life deprived children in the inner cities a deprived childhood people living in deprived areas …   English dictionary

  • deprived — /di pruyvd /, adj. marked by deprivation; lacking the necessities of life, as adequate food and shelter: a deprived childhood. [1545 55; DEPRIVE + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • deprived — adjective not having the things that are considered to be necessary for a comfortable or happy life: a deprived childhood …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • deprived — adj. marked by deprivation especially of the necessities of life or healthful environmental or social influences; as, a childhood that was unhappy and deprived, the family living off charity; boys from a deprived environment, wherein the family… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • childhood — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ carefree, good, happy ▪ deprived, difficult, lonely, rough, traumatic, troubled, unhappy …   Collocations dictionary

  • deprived — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel ADVERB ▪ extremely, severely, very ▪ totally ▪ plants …   Collocations dictionary

  • deprived — adjective 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Developmental impact of child neglect in early childhood — Child neglect, often overlooked, is the most common form of child maltreatment.[1] Most perpetrators of child abuse and neglect are the parents themselves. A total of 79.4% of the perpetrators of abused and neglected children are the parents of… …   Wikipedia

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