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privation
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
lack of basic things needed to live in a satisfactory manner
  • I would not now have exchanged Lowood with all its privations for Gateshead and its daily luxuries.
    Chapter 8 (**% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 7 (43% in)
  • But the privations, or rather the hardships, of Lowood lessened.
    Chapter 9 (0% in)

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