Privation in a Sentence  πŸ”Š

Definition of Privation

the state of being very poor, and lacking the basic necessities of life

Examples of Privation in a sentence

Although she was born into poverty, Samantha vowed that she would work hard to escape the life of privation she had suffered in her childhood.  πŸ”Š

My grandparents described the Great Depression as a time of privation where there were no luxuries, but plenty of love.  πŸ”Š

Written records of early explorers indicate that the native people faced a great deal of hard times and privation where they had to eat insects and other unspeakable items just to stay alive.  πŸ”Š

While off-shore oil rig jobs have a reputation of offering a life of privation in exchange for a comfortable salary, the truth is that many companies now provide very comfortable accommodations and amenities to keep their workers happy and productive.  πŸ”Š

After being a meat and potatoes man for all of his life, Gene absolutely refused to embrace the privation of a vegan diet.  πŸ”Š

Because Louis doesn’t have the mental fortitude to make it through a weekend without television, I’m pretty sure he wouldn’t be able to handle the privation of training to be a Navy SEAL.  πŸ”Š

Birgit refused to let the privation of being homeless affect her quality of education, and no one was surprised when she was named valedictorian of her graduating class.  πŸ”Š

After the privation of giving up sweets for Lent, Nellie took extreme pleasure in diving into a double banana split for breakfast the day after Easter.  πŸ”Š

Even though they were desperate to find a way to control Robert’s delinquent behavior, his parents weren’t sure if they wanted to subject him to the privation of boot camp.  πŸ”Š

Many refugees find themselves living a life of privation when they first come to their new country, but they all say it’s preferable to the dangers they faced in their own land.  πŸ”Š

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