Example sentences for: deprivations

How can you use “deprivations” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • At the time the amendment was enacted, it was fairly clear that the drafters and the public had a broad construction in mind, for the Thirteenth Amendment became the constitutional foundation in 1866 for the first Civil Rights Act—indeed, the Act that is still used today to prosecute those who, like the police who beat up Rodney King, engage in racially motivated deprivations of civil rights.

  • The sleep deprivations in this experiment and the other two experiments (see below) were performed by the introduction of novel objects into the cage or by gentle handling.

  • If this is "torture," then why, he wonders, wasn't this term used in the Post story about Pakistan's treatment of a Kenya embassy bombing suspect, where precisely these deprivations were employed?

  • 17 Because the deprivations of civil rights were understood to be an instantiation of relationships of unjust domination, it is clear that the framers envisioned a new constitutional order much broader than merely business as usual, just without slavery.

  • My problem is that I want to avoid seeming as though I want people to feel sorry for me because of the deprivations of my youth.


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