I would not now have exchanged Lowood with all its privations for Gateshead and its daily luxuries.
CHAPTER IX But the privations, or rather the hardships, of Lowood lessened.
Should any little accidental disappointment of the appetite occur, such as the spoiling of a meal, the under or the over dressing of a dish, the incident ought not to be neutralised by replacing with something more delicate the comfort lost, thus pampering the body and obviating the aim of this institution; it ought to be improved to the spiritual edification of the pupils, by encouraging them to evince fortitude under temporary privation.
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The blockade is causing widespread privation.
She grew up in a world of stillbirths and privation.